Professional Book Reviews

Professional Book Reviews are key to having a library of materials in your hands to help build student achievement, promote richer teaching techniques and further develop self-reflection skills.

I have read thousands of books through my years and have found that many are "fluff" - but a few gems that I would never want to teach without!

This list is to help you find high content, great books to promote your learning and reflections on teaching.

I have included fiction and non-fiction titles. Some are very technical, and yet others will just make you laugh and remember why you became a teacher in the first place.

So, before you spend money on a book look it over for yourself and make sure it meets your needs.

At the top of this page are my reviews, and below there are tons of books submitted by other visitors to this page.

I hope they help!

"Strategies That Work" by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis

"Mosaic of Thought" by Ellin Oliver Keene and Susan Zimmerman

"The Essential 55" by Ron Clark

"The Excellent 11" by Ron Clark

"Guided Reading" by Fountas & Pinnell

Beyond the Classroom

These are books to help your head, heart, and hands.

32 Third Graders and One Classroom Bunny by Phillip Done

"The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne

"Talking Dirty with the Queen of Clean" Linda Cobb

"Light for My Path" by Pamela Kaye Tracy

Do you have favorite books that should be part of this list?

I know you do!

So, write up your review and share it in the form below.

You are free to post as many book reviews as you like. If you opt in - you will receive an email notification if your post receives comments.

Please know that reviews that are longer, or more detailed, receive more answers and are more often visited with a greater frequency.


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