Looking for the Best Books to add to your classroom, library, or even your personal #TBR list? The April Webinar is live! Filled with great new books celebrating WORDS, writing, poetry, authors, and more in honor of Poetry Month.

This month's webinar is for all grades, Kindergarten - 12th Grade.

If you are have a "Teacher/Librarian" subscription to the website, you have free access to the full-length video. Click here, choose the "Subscriber Webinar" page, and login.

If you are not yet a subscriber, you can view the sample webinar...see below! (If you like what you see, consider subscribing to get access to full-length, new webinars every month!)

Happy Reading!




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Looking for the Best Books to add to your classroom, library, or even your personal #TBR list? The March Webinars are live! Filled with great new books celebrating "Girl Power" in honor of Women's History Month, and some sports books to get you in the March Madness mood.


This month there are two webinars to choose from: Kindergarten - 6th Grade and 6th - 12th Grades.

If you are have a "Teacher/Librarian" subscription to the website, you have free access to the full-length videos. Click here, choose the "Subscriber Webinar" page, and login.

If you are not yet a subscriber, you can view the sample webinars...see below! (If you like what you see, consider subscribing to get access to full-length, new webinars every month!)


Happy Reading!



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Looking for the Best Books of 2018 to add to your classroom, library, or even your personal #TBR list? The November Webinars are live! This month there are two: Kindergarten - 6th Grade and 6th - 12th Grades.


If you are a subscriber to the website, you have free access to the full-length videos. Click here, choose the "Subscriber Webinar" page, and login.


If you are not yet a subscriber, you can view the sample webinars...see below! (If you like what you see, consider subscribing to get access to the new webinars every month!) Happy Reading!




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Getting ready to present last year's seminar.

"So many books, so little time." Any avid reader will tell you that is the story of their (reading) life. I've been know to use it as a hashtag. You might think that this is hyperbole, but this sentiment is pretty much how I feel every day, especially as Labor Day Weekend rolls around.


Why is that? In addition to my teacher-librarian hat, and my #FeednRead literacy coordinator hat, I also present seminars around the country on "Best New Books" every year. In order to be prepared to talk about the best new books, I am ALWAYS reading. Always. I am also constantly afraid of missing some spectacular book. There really are too many new books published every year, and just not enough time to read them all.


Why does Labor Day weekend spark fear in the hearts of...well, me? Because that marks the point that I have to STOP READING (*gasp*) and put together the current year's handbook of titles before the mid-September deadline. (Yes, I am a procrastinator. Also, can we talk about how mid-September is a ridiculous deadline when SO MANY BOOKS are published between October and December every year? Sometimes I have to guess and hope for the best. Hooray for addendums!)


I look forward to seeing you on my 2018-19 school year "Magical Librarian Tour" (my name for it)! If there isn't a seminar in your area this year, holler. I'd love to come visit your school/district! If money is an object, and there is no professional development budget, subscribe to my website to access my "mini" webinars every month. It's just like getting the full-day seminar I do for BER (Bureau of Education & Research) in smaller segments throughout the school year...and you can watch in your PJs from the comfort of your living room (or at school on your lunch "hour"😂). Happy Reading! If you're back at school, enjoy the long weekend. If you're starting school next week, enjoy those last few days of summer vacation. If you need me, I'll be madly trying to make dent in my TBR pile. 📚

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WHAT YOUR COLLEAGUES ARE SAYING:

Guadelupe, Teacher, CA

The knowledge and passion for books for EVERY reader  has hooked me! She is in the classroom and just gets readers.

Dee, Teacher-Librarian, CA

Wowza! One of the best, packed workshops, filled with RELEVANT content, delivered in a well organized, engagingly paced seminar. HIGHLY RECOMMEND to librarians and lovers of literature.

Lindsey, English Teacher, TX

Excellent content, EXCEPTIONAL presenter! The entire presentation was engaging and meaningful. I am excited to have the opportunity to take all of these amazing titles and introduce my students to them.

Laurie, Librarian, IL

GREAT SEMINAR! Shauna was fantastic. My booklist is overflowing and I can't wait to share these books with students, and educate my teachers.

Julia, School Librarian, PA

I can't wait to get these books into the hands of my students!

Chad, LA Teacher, IL

Shauna reinforces the idea that there are two types of students: those who like to read and those who haven't found the right book yet. She offers a plethora of resources and titles for both!

Guadelupe, Teacher, CA

The knowledge and passion for books for EVERY reader  has hooked me! She is in the classroom and just gets readers.

Dee, Teacher-Librarian, CA

Wowza! One of the best, packed workshops, filled with RELEVANT content, delivered in a well organized, engagingly paced seminar. HIGHLY RECOMMEND to librarians and lovers of literature.

Lindsey, English Teacher, TX

Excellent content, EXCEPTIONAL presenter! The entire presentation was engaging and meaningful. I am excited to have the opportunity to take all of these amazing titles and introduce my students to them.

Guadelupe, Teacher, CA

The knowledge and passion for books for EVERY reader  has hooked me! She is in the classroom and just gets readers.

Dee, Teacher-Librarian, CA

Wowza! One of the best, packed workshops, filled with RELEVANT content, delivered in a well organized, engagingly paced seminar. HIGHLY RECOMMEND to librarians and lovers of literature.

Lindsey, English Teacher, TX

Excellent content, EXCEPTIONAL presenter! The entire presentation was engaging and meaningful. I am excited to have the opportunity to take all of these amazing titles and introduce my students to them.

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