Hoth Can’t Stop Tom Angleberger

Hello Readers, So the past two days have been a whirlwind of early school dismissal, impending ice doom, cancelled author visits, two-hour school delays, cancelled school days, many social media conversations, rescheduled author visits and in the end awesomeness. This afternoon Quail Ridge Books and Tom Angleberger were able to work out a rescheduled time…

Apex Androids Present

Hello Readers, I am still a little geeked up over what went down at our meeting yesterday afternoon.  I have been watching and semi-editing our film footage of the Apex Android robotics club visit and it still just makes me giddy. I recently got an email from a former student and early SMS  Guys Read…

Free Comic Book Day… the Results

Hello Readers, Yesterday was Free Comic Book Day around the country, I hope you were able to find a local comic shop and stop in. I took my 4 year old son and 8 year old daughter to their second Free Comic Book Day. The were both excited for the morning adventure with their dad.…

All Hallow’s Read – 2012

Hello Readers, The 7th/8th Grade chapter of SMS Guys Read met yesterday and we talked up Neil Gaiman’s excellent reading idea for this time of the year. We decided it would make a great public service announcement video.  Take a look and let us know what you think…     Go find that spooky book…

Star Wars Reads Day

Hello Readers, So we are out on Track Out break, but I saw a little note while I was at Barnes and Noble the other day and thought I should help spread the good news. It seems that tomorrow, October 6, 2012 will be the first Star Wars Reads Day all across this great land!…

Tom Angleberger Visits

Hello Readers, Some big news out of Quail Ridge Books…. Tom Angleberger is coming to town August 15! The finale of the Origami Yoda books is set to be released on Tuesday August 7.  The book is called The Secret of the Fortune Wookie. We asked if he might be able to stop by SMS…