It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 9/3/18

David Sedaris’s new collection of essays, Calypso, might be my favorite. (If you’re new to Sedaris’s work, though, try Me Talk Pretty One Day or Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim first). There is a vulnerability and unresolved sadness to some of these pieces that I think he tends to polish into something harder…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/27/18

I am really happy that several of these novelizations of superhero comics for middle-grade readers exist, and I think Black Panther: The Young Prince will fly off the shelves of most classroom libraries. But I do wish the book were better written. I read it aloud to my son, and it makes for a very…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/13/18

On the blog: A slice in the popular Currently format In reading: A lovely, poignant memoir about a blind poet’s first guide dog that’s really about coming to an acceptance of yourself for the very first time in middle age. It’s also about having hope and feeling a true sense of possibility for yourself later…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/6/18

On the blog: A slice about a confusing breakfast request: Butt Cake In reading: I love #cyberPD but didn’t participate very fully this summer. I only posted once, in fact. I did read Being the Change and took detailed notes and thought about how I might adapt some of the lessons for my college students.…