Libraries Need to Purchase Diverse Books

    October 24, 2019
    by Becky Ferrigno
    I love libraries. My children and I frequent them monthly to stock up on great reads! Recently I have been frustrated because many of the amazing diverse books I am learning about from @tututteacher are not in my local library! If they are in the system, it takes a while for the book to arrive […]

    September Books to Read Post

    September 25, 2019
    by Becky Ferrigno
    You may have gathered that I read a lot of books. I believe my count for the year is up to 25. As I begin researching my next project, I am reading a lot of middle grade fiction. I highlighted a few titles in my July book blog post. Today, I would like to share […]

    July Summer Reads

    July 25, 2019
    by Becky Ferrigno
    The older I get, the more I marvel over what memories stay with me. For instance, I remember the first book that really sat with me. It was a book I chose to read myself. I was in 6th grade and I found it in the school library. Roll of Thunder, Hear Me Cry by […]

    Minna Anthony Common and Me

    June 27, 2019
    by Becky Ferrigno
    As another school year draws to a close and before all of the summer fun begins, I like to take a moment to reflect. I couldn’t help but think how the tenets of Minna’s life really resonate currently with my own. While we came to these principals through different paths, I think we arrived at […]

    New Books, New Learning

    March 28, 2019
    by Becky Ferrigno
    It is sadly the last Thursday in one of my most favorite months of the year. The last Thursday of the month also signals the arrival of a “New Books, New Learning” post. To round out the Irish high holy month, I decided to focus on Irish women authors. Until recently, most of the authors […]