I like your idea of setting up a Shelfari bookshelf for your class as well as meeting up in the library a few times over the summer to talk books! I'm a librarian and keep up with my summer reading on Good Reads. It makes it super easy to share what you've read with your new class at the beginning of the year. It gives your kids lots of books that they are excited about reading at the beginning of the year when they hear the books you enjoyed. I also show trailers for all of the books I can find...it's a super-easy way to book talk and start the year off with a classroom culture that fosters reading! Thanks for the article!
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