Scratching out a Reader’s Advisory

What is Scratch? Scratch is an online tool that helps teach kids to think creatively and learn the basics of coding.  With Scratch, one can create interactive videos, games, animations, and more.  Scratch was developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Group, and is provided as a free service for everyone.  Not …

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A Monster Calls for a list

In preparation for our screening of the movie adaptation of A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness, inspired by Siobhan Dowd, we have prepared a list of materials to read that have similar themes with A Monster Calls.  These materials deal with loss, having a sick family member, cancer, monsters, and family relationships.  These materials are of …

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