That’s how one of my teachers greeted me last week. Turns out Susan Norwood and I had chosen some truly gross books for Susan’s students to read as part of a temporary classroom collection. They were so popular that even her non-readers were reading. This other teacher came to get her own collection.
“Send me some books on boogers, vomit, feces, bugs, everything nasty,” she said. “Books that show the effect of drug usage, meth bugs, rotted teeth, all of that.”
While she was asking me for more titles, the principal popped in. She told him straight out that her non-readers needed these books and that she would do anything to get them to read. Do you want to see the titles we chose? Stay tuned. I’m going to have some of the students tell you about them this week.