It’s been quiet here on the Shelf for a while – too long. I get pretty antsy when I’m not keeping this little place current.
So here’s the story.
Man, am I:
Why? It’s a long story. There have been changes brewing in my job over the past month, changes I hadn’t seen coming and probably wouldn’t have thought could lead to things I really wanted. Let’s just say that I haven’t felt so stressed for a long while. On Friday this week everything was finally resolved, and I confess that first, I was a little bit:
But that passed quickly, and now I finally feel:
Here’s the scoop. Next year, I won’t be a teacher librarian anymore, but I will sure be needing a lot of brilliant books close at hand, particularly this one…
Yep, that’s right, the Elf is about to become…
a Kindergarten Teacher!!!
The more I think about it, the wider I grin. That’s because I can’t imagine that this adventure could end up being anything other than exciting and hilarious and rewarding. I have already decided that my classroom will include some of these:
silly dancing, perhaps to this:
and of course, books GALORE. Yesterday, I bought the first two picture books to inspire some fun teaching and learning:
I’m thinking, what better place to begin with those little people than World Peas?
I can’t wait.
(Reviews soon. Since I can now turn the brain back from worrying to reading).