Tag Archives: Kelly Barnhill

Life’s a Breeze with Deep Blue Readers Summer Books for Stillwater Kids

Choosing the next book to read can be tough when there are so many options. Where to begin? That’s why Deep Blue Readers is sharing five ways to jump start your Summer Reading adventures through Middle Grades lit before kids meet at Valley Bookseller for Reader Choice Sunday, July 26. Finished Reader Choice and interested in reading ahead for August […]

Seriously, guys. How do teachers do this every day?

Originally posted on Kelly Barnhill:
Boots: check. Lasso: check. Yodel: check. Folks, this week, I’m back in the classroom again. Cue music. As many of you know, I am a former full-time teacher (Middle School, natch. And I have the scars to prove it) (I’m just kidding. Middle School kids are puppy dogs with fairy…

Attn Minnesota Teachers and Librarians and Book-Wormy-Kids: The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is coming! Are you ready?

Originally posted on Kelly Barnhill:
Dear Bookish Children of Minnesota (and their assorted Educators and Media Specialists, and Book-Purveyors), Obviously, I do not have to tell you what the Newbery Medal is – you see those stickers on books all across the land – but some of you may not have heard of the 90-second…

Location, Parking Info for September | ‘The Mostly True Story of Jack’

If one of the adults in your family follows Valley Bookseller on Facebook, you may have seen their series of pictures showing the renovations in progress. Those photos make it no surprise that we’re already meeting in the new Deep Blue Readers space at The Loft courtesy of River Market Co-Op. Remember that The Loft is actually across Main […]

DBR Announces Fall Book Picks, October Author Visit, Location Change During Valley Bookseller Construction

As kids slide through the last weeks of Summer before school begins, the Dive Team at Deep Blue Readers is getting excited about Fall 2014.  Even the title of this blog entry is a lot to take in all at once! And you’ll definitely want to know how Fall construction at Valley Bookseller will affect our meeting location. […]