Hello everyone. I am Rtia Sorrentino. I have been involved with Philadelphia Reading Council for many years and I am looking forward to this year's discussion of these poetry books by Janet Wong.
Hi Rita. I'm Janice Ewing. I'm looking forward to the book club as well!
I love the Philadelphia Reading Council online book club, especially in winter when we can have a warm and cozy discussion. 'Looking forward to it!
Greetings everyone. My name is Massa Sherwood and I am excited to participate in the book club. This is my first year participating and I look forward to engaging with you all.
Welcome, Massa. Looking forward to our discussion. i am reading "Here We Go." Brief but powerful poems.
I am Dana Reisboard and I am happy to be back with the Philly Reading Council winter book club. The books look really interesting and I am looking forward to exploring the content and learning from you all.
Hi, Everyone! I am Molly Sovocool. I am a reading specialist for K-5 students in North Philly. This is my first time participating in the PRC book club and I am really excited about the book selection and the opportunity to converse with all of you!
It's great to reconnect with Phila Reading Council members and friends on this forum. I enjoyed both books and I'm looking forward to talking about them with others. If you have colleagues who would like to join in, all are welcome!
Hello. My name is Nicole and I am in Dr. Reisboard's class at Widener about children's and adolescent literature. I am a high school Spanish teacher and am exciting to be participating in this book club! I love the choice of books and that they each have a theme throughout the poems kids can relate to. Also that they have pre-reading activities that are fun and interesting for kids.
Good Evening all! This is my first endeavor with an online book club. I am excited because I love poetry and people....and this group has both :)
Hello Everyone! My name is Melanie Solano. I graduated from SJU in 2013 and am now a second grade teacher at Sabold Elementary School in Springfield School District. Before that I taught kindergarten for three years in Coatesville Area School District. I am a certified reading specialist and am passionate about teaching students how to read and comprehend text!
I purchased the book "Here We Go." I am excited to use some of the activities with my students!
Hey there! My name is Brooke Sanville. I'm a first grade teacher at Delaware County Christian School. I'm also in Dr. Reisboard's class at Widener. I've always been intimidated by poetry which has made teaching it difficult. This books seems very approachable and kid-friendly. Looking forward to exploring this!
It's been awhile since I participated in a PRC event and I do miss coming to them, but I'm excited to join the book club this year. I have both books, but not sure which one I'm going to use because I love them both. I love the activities and topics that students can relate to.
While my hubby is watching the first game this afternoon, I'm looking forward to reading Here We Go.
Hello everyone! My name is Ann Martinelli and I very excited to begin the book talk. The book looks amazing and I am sure it will prompt much dialogue among our group.
Hello! I'm Brié Anna Gricco and currently in the Reading Specialist program at Widener University. I work in the ECE field in an preschool and kindergarten environment. I have never participated in a book club in person or online and look forward to the experience that will be gained by contributing to the forums over the next few months.
Good morning, My name is Maureen Foley and I teach in the Abington School District. I'm currently a Title I RS and work with students in grades K-6. I'm a member of the Delaware Valley Reading Association and excited to join PRC's book club this year. I couldn't decide which book to focus on - so I bought both. Looking forward to some lively discussion. Go Eagles!!!
My name is Diamond Cash and I am Currently a Graduate Student at Widener University. This is my first year joining PRC, but I am part of a women's book club in my congregation. I am happy to be here to enjoy many literary adventure this semester.
What are you reading with your congregation? I would love to hear about this book club when we meet for class.
We are currently reading Untangled by Terri Savelle Foy. I Wil be glad to tell you more about the book when we meet for class.
What a wonderful group of participants! I'm Nancy Gilhool, Membership Chair and co-treasurer of the Philadelphia Reading Council. It's nice to join you all in this book club.
Hello, everyone! I'm jumping in kind of late--and love what I've been reading on this forum so far! So honored to have you reading and discussing HERE WE GO and YOU JUST WAIT!!! Janet