Read On!

Mrs. Farquharson’s musings about books for children and young adults

Archive for March, 2016

Beatrix Potter

March10

July 28th will be the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth. Many events are scheduled in Great Britain and the United States to celebrate her life. Beatrix Potter, one of the world’s most famous storytellers, is celebrated in a new biography for our youngest readers. Beatrix Potter and Her Paint Box was written and illustrated […]

Massachusetts Children’s Book Award

March4

And the DCD winners are… What a celebration of books and reading we had this week at school! Thirty-five fourth and fifth graders participated in the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award reading program this year. Eleven students read all of the twenty-five books that were nominated. The discussion was spirited, and when the voting was finished, […]


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