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Book Review: The Joy of Reading

 

The Joy of Reading

– Donalyn Miller and Teri S. Lesesne –

Heinemann Educational Books

Published 29 April 2022

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As a reader and librarian, I know firsthand the joy of reading. I also know how hard it is to sometimes impart that joy to my students. How do I truly capture everything reading does and is and convince those reluctant readers to take the plunge. In The Joy of Reading, Donalyn Miller and Teri Lesesne bring decades of experience to highlight the importance of reading joy and how teachers can support this joy.

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Book Review: Get What You Want

 

Get What You Want: How To Go From Unseen To Unstoppable

– Julie Solomon –

HarperCollins Leadership

Published 7 June 2022

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It’s funny how much stigma there is around wanting something and working towards it. When I mentioned to someone that I was reading a book called Get What You Want their reaction was surprise and slight confusion, maybe even distaste. Why would you read that? I love that this book is so open about working towards what you want and being okay about that. It’s okay to want something and say you want something.

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