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.

Book Talk Tuesday! 8.1.15

It’s Book Talk Tuesday!  This week’s book talk is a suggestion from a student! Christmas in Camelot is part of the Magic Treehouse series by Mary Pope Osborne – it is a little longer and more complex than the Magic … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 8.31.15

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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Book Talk Tuesday!

I went to the Scholastic Reading Summit this summer. The folks from Scholastic said that they start every meeting with a book talk. This started me thinking…I want to encourage my students to read and I want a way to share … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 8.24.15

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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2015 – 2016 Week 1!

It is official! We are back to school! And my Maternity Leave/Extended Summer is OVER  :( HOWEVER, I am so happy to see my school friends again (both the big and little ones). And…I shouldn’t be TOO sad…I still get … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 8.17.15

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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#pb10for10

It is August 10…do you know what that means? It is time for Picture Book 10 for 10 (#pb10for10)! Each year, Picture Book 10 for 10 is hosted by Cathy Mere and Mandy Robek…it’s basically a bunch of educators sharing … Continue reading

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