Tag Archives: Clare Landrigan

September 17

Top Ten Things from nErDcampMI We Want to Try in Our Work by Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan

We attended nErDcampMI for the first time this summer.  It was not only our first time at nErDcampMI, it was our first edcamp.  Given that we are not only book nerds, but also PD nerds –we loved everything about it!!  We have been trying to capture what made this experience so powerful for us.  How […]

March 31

Top 10 Reasons to Create Little Free Libraries in Your Community by Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan

We often support schools and communities with promoting summer reading.  We want students to continue their “readerly lives” over the summer.  A few years ago, we were researching ideas to get books to students in different communities and we came across Little Free Libraries.   We immediately feel in love!  We were so enamored by this […]

September 24

Top 10 Reasons to Join Us in our October Graphic Novel Celebration!

Are your graphic novel book bins always empty?  Are your students begging you for more titles?  Are you always looking for new graphic novel titles?   Do you use them in the classroom to teach craft, structure and comprehension?  Do you love the energy they bring to the classroom?  If so, this event is for you! […]

September 06

An Interview with Jennifer Richard Jacobson about her Newest Book Paper Things – by Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan

Do you wait in long lines to have children’s books signed?   Do you seek out children’s book authors at literacy conferences and bookstores? Do you tell students and your own kids about the times you met their favorite children’s book authors?   If so, Nerdy Book Club Members…we have a great deal in common.   Every […]

May 26

Top 10 Ideas to Promote Summer Reading by Clare Landrigan and Tammy Mulligan

When we were browsing through Time magazine, we came across this quote:   “A recent study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that the average American spends only 19 minutes a day reading; young people read less than ever, apparently, with people ages 25 to 34 reading eight minutes a day on weekends […]