Stacey Loscalzo

Archive for the ‘Books & Reading’ Category

Jun 10

Filling My Summer Reading Baskets

by Stacey

This Book Is Too Old for You really got me thinking. The author writes of her daughter who read but wasn’t necessarily a reader. Casale writes, “Real readers, I believe with every fiber of my being, read not to learn but just to read.” I am a reader. I have at least one book going […]

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May 18

Quick Lit: May 2015 Edition

by Stacey

Today I am joining Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Quick Lit for a super short run down of the books I have read since last month. The Fall: A Father’s Memoir in 424 Steps by Diogo Mainardi. This was going to be my next review for Great New Books until something else jumped ahead of it in […]

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May 11

Middle Grade Family Book Club

by Stacey

The other day, I woke up to my favorite kind of e-mail. A friend wrote the following: “Hey Stacey! I always think of you as the “book guru” – do you have any novel recommendations for me as well as for my daughter ? Maybe some books we can both¬†read?? Any recommendations are much appreciated […]

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Apr 27

The Weekend Papers: Eighth Edition

by Stacey

Everyone so often, I write a post about what I found especially interesting in the weekend papers. Here are my latest thoughts about discussion worthy articles. Let me know what you think! Push, Don’t Crush the Students by Matt Richtel. I definitely have a ‘whole blog post’s worth’ of thoughts on this one but frankly […]

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Apr 20

Quick Lit: April 2015

by Stacey

Over the past two weeks, life, full of all good but time consuming things, has taken priority of over this space here. Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Quick Lit was last week, but I’m going to participate today with my latest reads. Here goes… Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin. I haven’t read a ‘self-help’ book in […]

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Apr 08

New-to-Me Authors

by Stacey

There are thousands upon thousands of books published each year. Therefore, I don’t know why I am surprised every single time when I find amazing new authors but I am. Recently, I stumbled upon two authors that are just genius that I want more and more people to know about. Carin Berger commented on my […]

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Apr 06

Let The Readers Choose

by Stacey

This summer I am teaching a class through The Writers Circle called “A Reader’s Writing Club.” The goal of the class is to connect children as readers and writers and to help them learn from each other through discussion and from both art forms. A writer must read and a reader should write, or so […]

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Mar 30

Picture Book Favorites: March Edition

by Stacey

I usually post about picture books at least once a month and often twice but somehow I haven’t written about our latest favorites since early¬†February. I don’t know exactly what this winter did my productivity but it was nothing good I can tell you that! I’m still not sure that spring is on it’s way […]

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