Tag Archives: Sherry Gick

July 25

Battle of the Books by Sherry Gick

Five years ago, on my very first day in my new position as middle/high school librarian, our Agriculture teacher came into the library and told me we needed to start a Battle of the Books program at our school.  I immediately said, “Sounds great! Let’s do it!”  Followed by, “What is it?”  (Those of you […]

Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan – Review by Sherry Gick

I was thrilled to receive an ARC of Counting by 7s at ALA in Chicago back in June!  Not only did I receive a copy, but I was also able to stand in line, meet Holly Goldberg Sloan and have her sign my ARC copy!  I expressed my excitement to read her book because of […]

Celebrating the Wonder of Wonder by Sherry Gick

Sharing the book Wonder by R.J. Palacio with students is certainly not a new idea…most of us have been sharing Wonder with anyone who would listen since the beginning of 2012!  Even so, there’s something so amazingly wonder-ful about this book and how it touches readers’ lives.  I will never tire of seeing and hearing […]