Author Archives: Niki Barnes

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 5-8-17

I had an amazing Saturday….which made me want to blog again!  Why was it amazing? 3 Reasons…. I saw Guardians of the Galaxy 2! And this Nerdy Girl LOVED it! I’ve been listening to the soundtrack all weekend.  2. I … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 1-2-17

What I’ve Been Reading: I had the pleasure of reading many easy reader and early chapter books the last few months for Cybils as a round 1 judge! Here is the link to the easy reader and early chapter book … Continue reading

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My Top 16 Books in 2016! (Part 4)

Over the next couple of days…I’m sharing my sweet 16! The top 16 books I read this year! Today I’m sharing my chapter book favorites!    Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story is a great middle grade book to help … Continue reading

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My Top 16 Books in 2016! (Part 3)

Over the next couple of days…I’m sharing my sweet 16! The top 16 books I read this year! Today I’m sharing my top early reader/chapter book favorites!  I love these new books created by Mo Willems called Piggie and Elephant … Continue reading

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My Top 16 Books in 2016! (Part 2)

Over the next couple of days…I’m sharing my sweet 16! The top 16 books I read this year! Today I’m sharing my top nonfiction picture book favorites!     The Secret Subway is visually stunning. I love this interesting story about … Continue reading

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My Top 16 Books in 2016!

Over the next couple of days…I’m sharing my sweet 16! The top 16 books I read this year! Today I’m sharing my top fiction picture book favorites!  I read They All Saw A Cat to all of my students in … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Waiting For Snow

Waiting For Snow by Marsha Diane Arnold and Illustrations by Renata Liwska Badger is impatiently waiting for it to snow. His friends try to cheer him up. Badger learns that patience wins when it comes to the weather. This is … Continue reading

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