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Vroman’s Little Free Library is here! A few years ago I ran across an article about Little Free Libraries and was absolutely charmed.  How fun, to keep a tiny wooden building, not much bigger than a mailbox, in front of your house or business or in a nearby park, stocked with books that passersby are […]

Tina Renzullo nominated Regina Major of Altadena Elementary school.  Regina Major has been working at Altadena Elementary as a Kindergarten teacher for nine years and has been with Pasadena Unified School District for 18 years. She began at Cleveland Elementary as a Pre-K teacher and moved up to a Kindergarten teacher in the fall of […]

Parent, Lydia Spurgeon nominated Ms. Banuelos of Jackson Magnet STEM Dual Language Academy in Altadena.  My Family and I enthusiastically, wholeheartedly, and respectfully nominate our daughter’s teacher, Mrs. Sandra Bañuelos, as the Vroman’s Bookstore 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. Ms. Bañuelos is a First Grade, Dual Spanish Language Immersion Program teacher at Jackson Magnet STEM […]

Colleague, Matthew Woodin nominated David Silah of Arcadia High School I would like to nominate my Colleague, David Silah, Math teacher at Arcadia High School for Teacher of the Year consideration. The teaching of mathematics to high school students in today’s Facebook, Youtube culture of me-first instant gratification is Herculean at best. However, David Silah […]

  Parent, Catherine Caldwell-Harris, nominated Mrs. Strehl of McKinley School in Pasadena le viagra au maroc.  I first realized Mrs. Strehl was special because of the immediate strong response of my son.  I then paid attention to what she was doing in the classroom. An example of Mrs. Strehl’s energy is  how she makes wonderful use […]

Student Abigail nominated Ms. Julie Shapiro of Weizmann Day School The Best Teacher in the Whole World! My teacher this year in third grade is Ms. Shapiro. She is the most amazing teacher and I was lucky enough to have her when I was in Kindergarten also. Ms. Shapiro is one of those special teachers […]

Ryan C. Eisenberg. nominated Robyn Wehrly of Hillsides Education Center. It is with great enthusiasm that I nominate Robyn Wehrly for teacher of the year. Robyn’s passion for teaching and learning, her dedication to our school community, and her endless commitment to providing high quality education to youth with significant social-emotional and learning needs is […]

Parent Caroline Elliot nominated Krista Diaz and Lori Grannis of Valentine Elementary in San Marino.  I’d like to nominate my son’s Kindergarten teachers – Krista Diaz and Lori Grannis – for Teacher of the Year.  These two ladies have been job-sharing this position for over 10 years and they do a phenomenal job providing an […]

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 […]

by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Editor-in-Chief,  Balcony 7 Media and Publishing Avid readers in the Los Angeles area looking for an eclectic mix of fiction series may look no further than their own backyard. Balcony 7 Media and Publishing, based in Pasadena, offers “an intriguing mix of titles,” according to the Library Journal. With a […]