Author Archives: Valerie Byrd Fort

About Valerie Byrd Fort

I am a Teacher Librarian in South Carolina. I love kids, yoga, gadgets, dogs, food, books and technology. This is my blog about those things.

#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 12.15.14

What Are You Reading? was first hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys. If you’d rather follow folks who are reading books for grown ups, you should follow her Monday meme. I am  participating in the kidlit version of this meme (although sometimes I actually … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 12.8.14

What Are You Reading? was first hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys. If you’d rather follow folks who are reading books for grown ups, you should follow her Monday meme. I am  participating in the kidlit version of this meme (although sometimes I actually … Continue reading

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2014 – 2015 Week 16

WOW! It has been a BUSY week! The beginning of the week was spent with 5th graders doing research about countries. They are getting ready for Immigration Station. The first day of research, we focused on print resources and on … Continue reading

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2014 – 2015 Week 15

Two day week! Thanksgiving is Thursday, so we are out of school Wednesday – Friday…I give THANKS for that! These last two days went by in a flash. Our school hosted its annual STEM Safari, which is a two day … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 11.24.14

What Are You Reading? was first hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys. If you’d rather follow folks who are reading books for grown ups, you should follow her Monday meme. I am  participating in the kidlit version of this meme (although sometimes I actually … Continue reading

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2014 – 2015 Week 14

This was BOOK FAIR week! Some schools go all out for Book Fair – dress up days, big parent events, lots of decorations…we do not. Don’t get me wrong – I promote, promote, promote (I talk to each class about … Continue reading

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SQUASH Story Time!

For this month’s theme, we read about SQUASH! The nametags were squash shaped. I did not really have a special playlist that they listened to. Just regular library music. There aren’t a lot of songs about squash out there. We … Continue reading

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