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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams – Review by Kay McGriff

I don’t remember the first time I read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (probably sometime during my high school or college years), but every year that I have been teaching eighth grade I make it my mission to put this little book in the hands of just the right reader.  I love it when the magic […]

Secret Members of the Nerdy Book Club

Every year I greet new students who adamantly tell me, “I hate to read. I haven’t read a book in years.” I’m not sure I completely believe all of them.  After all, eighth graders have been known to exaggerate,  but my mission still becomes one to invite them into a world of books.  I flood […]