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Anna Kleindorfer nominated Mrs. May of Chandler School Mrs. May is amazing for many different reasons. She is the librarian at our school and knows every single book in the library. She has great character, and she teaches us many things about searching on the internet as well as all the different genres of books. […]

Morgan nominated Mandy Madnikoff of Polytechnic School Where do I start with my all time favorite teacher Ms. Madnikoff? This wonderful woman knows each and every student as their own person. I love her so much and am dreading to move on to 6th grade without her next year. She is such a great role model […]

Noah nominated Mr. Brian Jehue of Arroyo Vista Elementary School I am in seventh grade and throughout my education I have had numerous great teachers, but my overarching favorite was my second grade teacher, Mr. Jehue. He has a plethora of good qualities, including being extremely smart, funny, encouraging, and enthusiastic about learning. He pushed […]

Tom Louie nominated Isis Gonzalez of Miramonte Elementary School I would like to nominate Mrs. Isis Gonzalez, a teacher of the third grade at Miramonte Elementary School, Los Angeles Unified School District, as Vroman’s Teacher of the Year. Isis is much loved and admired by students and co-workers alike, and she has always lifted the […]

Sadie nominated Ms. Dawn Rangel of Odyssey Charter School Ms. Dawn, my teacher, deserves this award for many reasons. So many that I could not say all of them in a book the size of Harry Potter. One very important reason why Ms. Dawn deserves this award is because she is respectful. I had been […]

Marsais nominated David Clark of Aveson Elementary I think you are a very good teacher. You are a nice teacher. You are helpful to the kids at Aveson. You have taught me how to read better. You taught me how to write better too. So I feel like you deserve this award.

Shahe Mankerian nominated Miss Armig of St. Gregory Hovsepian School The gods of education have a wicked sense of humor; they purposefully bestow upon every individual only one great teacher. Ask anyone, “Who’s your favorite teacher?” and the answer always comes in haste, always a single name, always with an honorary prefix Mr., Mrs., Miss, […]

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Oprah’s New Book Club Pick!!

by Jessica on August 4, 2016

Oprah announced on the morning of August 2 that her new Book Club pick was Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad. This book has been a staff favorite and talked about all throughout the publishing world. We couldn’t be more excited that Oprah picked this title to get behind! We have copies in stock and you […]

Fifth Grade student, Amelia, nominated her teacher Terry Doub of Aveson School of Leaders in Altadena. Here is her nomination on why Terry is such an incredible teacher!  Ms. Terry is a teacher like no other. She sacrifices her time every 180 days of the school year. She is other family, our guide, preparing us […]

Some Excellent Book Stories

by Patrick on June 3, 2009

Meatier posts coming tomorrow, but in the meantime, check out these links of goodness: Jacket Copy looks at the rise of book clubs for men.  “The first rule of the book club is you do not talk about the book club.” From Metafilter:  A discussion of the books people most like to argue about or […]