Hello, readers! This month’s Feature Shelf was requested by Ashley, and she was looking for books with ADHD/Learning Disabilities representation that aren’t Percy Jackson, so that’s what I’m going to tackle today. First, a business item. I love making these lists, and they help my students find books to read as well. If you’d like … More Feature Shelf No. 52: The ADHD/Learning Disabilities Edition
I received a request for this list a long time ago, and kind of put it off, at a loss for what to include. But one of my New Year’s Reading Resolutions was to make sure I posted a Feature Shelf every month, so here we are. Oh, and some business: If you would like … More Feature Shelf No. 51: The Happy Edition
So… I’ve decided, because I wanted to start doing Feature Shelf again and it needed to be manageable, that it’s going to be monthly from here on out. If you want to see old editions of Feature Shelf, try here: https://thebooksupplier.com/featureshelf. Books mentioned Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalastier One … More Feature Shelf No. 50: The Thriller Edition
This is Feature Shelf, a series that provides book recommendations based on theme or title suggestions. This week’s shelf was inspired by Mosquitoland by David Arnold and thinking about the road trip I just came back from (note: this was filmed before I left). I don’t know about you, but I get travel anxiety. Sometimes … More Feature Shelf No. 49: The Road Trip Edition
This is Feature Shelf 2.0–book recommendations based on theme or title suggestions–in 60 seconds or less. I’m going to start trying to do these monthly. I’m also not making any promises. This Feature Shelf was inspired by a post I saw on Beth @ Reading Every Night’s blog called “Why is there so much girl hate … More Feature Shelf No. 48: The Female Friendships Edition
Rodrigo and Aldo wanted a Feature Shelf about war. Their request lacked any more detail, so I went in my own direction with it. Here’s what I came up with. Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein http://bit.ly/ew-rose | http://amzn.to/1qPhgni I hadn’t read anything about people who were experimented on by the Nazis during World War II. I don’t … More Feature Shelf #43: The Anything about War Edition
This week’s Feature Shelf is about teens with superpowers. If you’re familiar with my reading habits at all, you know how much I love books about people with superpowers. I used to get so excited in high school when a new Superman Red/Superman Blue would come out. So that’s me. Transcript http://bit.ly/1NifesW Books: Hero by … More Feature Shelf #42: The Superpowers Edition
I decided on this week’s Feature Shelf when I was thinking about Mexican Whiteboy last week.
I have a list of request from the students of a friend of mine. I suppose it’s time to get started on those, isn’t it? Here’s one: Baseball. Transcript: http://bit.ly/1C5pOus Book List Heat by Mike Lupica http://bit.ly/ml-heat Mexican Whiteboy by Matt de la Peña http://bit.ly/mexican-whiteboy The Big Field by Mike Lupica http://bit.ly/ml-field High Heat by … More Feature Shelf #39: The Baseball Edition
A friend of mine asked me to do a video about Black History Month, so I decided to put together a list of five books that speak to and/or have helped me deal with cultural insensitivity recently. Here they are.