Monthly Archives: July 2013

What are you reading??

The countdown to school is here and I would love to hear what you have been reading this summer! The single best thing you could do to help yourself get ready for this upcoming school year is to read!!

To those students I had last year….remember, I told you if you could show me that you had read 5 just right books this summer, I would have a surprise for you! Come find me the first week of school!


Posted by on July 29, 2013 in Uncategorized


Turtle in Paradise


Title: Turtle in Paradise
Author: Jennifer Holm
Rating: 5/5

When Turtle is sent to her aunt’s house in Key West, Florida, she has no idea what she is in store for. All of the boys are more than she can handle. Meeting her grandmother for the first time is not what she anticipated. Hunting for a hidden treasure is not as exciting as it should be. But in the end, Turtle finds her true family and appreciates her mom for who she is.

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Posted by on July 29, 2013 in Uncategorized




Title: Pulse
Author: Patrick Carman
Rating: 5/5

Living in the year 2051 Faith and her classmates are never without their personal tablet. Through the tablet Faith goes to school and communicates with her parents and her friends. When Faith’s closest friend is sent to the States she is saddened. But when she learns she has a ‘pulse’, this talent takes over and could be more trouble than help.

The first in a trilogy.

**This book is only checked out with Mrs. Kalush’s permission.**


Posted by on July 29, 2013 in Uncategorized