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IMWAYR: Picture Books and PD


Another busy week is behind me; I’m ready for the week to come, thanks to good books.

I finished the graphic novels and picture books from last week, and added another picture book. I won Hello, Neighbor! The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers by Matthew Cordell in the Perma-Bound webinar drawing! Thank you, Julie, Perma-Bound, and Matthew, for the signed book. It’s beautiful!

As I prepare for next quarter’s professional development, I will turn (again) to my reading mentors, Kylene Beers and Bob Probst and their new title, Forged By Reading: The Power of a Literate Life.

It’s MONDAY! What are YOU reading?

IMWAYR is a weekly blog hop with kid lit co-hosts Jennifer from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers. The original IMWAYR, with an adult literature focus, was started by Sheila at Book Journeys and is now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It’s a great way to share what you’re reading and get recommendations from others. We encourage you to write your own post sharing what you’re reading, link up, leave a comment, and support other IMWAYR bloggers by visiting and commenting on at least three of the other linked blogs each week.


Author: Jennifer Sniadecki

I write about literacy education and my love for reading and writing. My passion is sharing titles I use for school libraries, classroom collaborations, and professional development. My goal is to collaborate, research, and share with other life-long literacy learners. Welcome to my blog!

4 thoughts on “IMWAYR: Picture Books and PD

  1. Hello, Neighbor sounds wonderful! Good luck with the week, and thanks for the great post!

  2. I have HELLO, NEIGHBOR on reserve at the library. I absolutely can’t wait to read it! PS May I steal your last paragraph? It’s much more graceful than what I have in my IMWAYR posts, but I’m feeling too frazzled to mess with much editing.

  3. I still haven’t read Hello Neighbor, but I did read his biography. We have been blessed with Mr. Rogers in our lives! Thanks, Jennifer!

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