Catching Up!

It’s been a while! Since I last posted, here’s what’s been going on: I found out I’m pregnant! I’m due with a little boy in mid-June (perfect school timing, right?). I actually found out a couple of weeks before I went to Ohio for AASL – which should explain why I slept through all of … [Read more…]

AASL 2015 Recap!

Last week, I made my way to Columbus, OH for the National American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Conference. I brought my camera along and made a vlog along the way – check it out below! If you want a closer look at the sketchnotes I took, you can view them all on twitter. Did … [Read more…]

Book of the Week: Lost in the Sun

Watch to find out what I thought of Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff. Here’s a spoiler-free emoji review: Just finished this book. My emoji review: 😭❤️😱❤️😊 👧🏻👫🏆 💦🌿=❤️ 👍👍👍👍 More details in Friday’s BOTW video. — Corley May (@corleymay) September 1, 2015 A few other things I found interesting this week:  • … [Read more…]

Book of the Week: The Crossover

Watch the video above to hear what I thought of The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. Here’s the summary from Goodreads: “With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I’m delivering,” announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh Bell. He and his twin … [Read more…]

Middle School Magic and Mystery

This morning, I officially started my first school year as a Middle School Librarian. We’ve been working since last week, meeting as a whole faculty and in smaller teams, discussing protocol and personality.  I brainstormed with faculty members and set up my office. I met my Advisee students and put together Back to School goodie bags that 6th-grade-Corley would … [Read more…]