Kimberly MentoEast LibrarianPhone: 610-473-3951I love my job today.(expired)
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Master of Library Science
Pennsylvania Writing Project – 13 Credits
Master of Arts in English Literature
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education EnglishAwards & Honors:Pennsylvania School Library Inovator in the area of Digital Outreach 2020Pennsylvania School Library Association - Outstanding Student Librarian 2016Keystone Technology Innovator 2016Louis J. Gill Award - Potential in Librarianship 2016
I wish I had more time to talk to you about books! Here are the books I recently read. I have written short reviews for them and have noted if they are available in our library. Let me know if you have a suggestion for what I should read next!
Books That I Have Read Recently
Mouse over the cover for the title. Click on the book to see my review.
Do you know a great book that I should read? Tweet me @wordsofmento or click here to submit at title.
Cool Sites for English Students:
Type in the title of a book you loved and find out what to read next. http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/Teen Reads http://www.teenreads.com/Helpful Sites for English Students:Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab Avoiding Plagiarism https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/1/Harvard's guide to avoiding plagiarism http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&pageid=icb.page342057Ted Ed video on the punishable perils of plagiarism
Mrs. Mento's bookshelf: read
I enjoyed the story that included OCD, bullying, friendship, depression, and acceptance. There was even room for a little romance. I don't have this one in my room. I'm shopping for a copy now. It also isn't in our library.
I loved The Selection and also The One. I didn't love The Elite, but you have to read it to get to The One. They are available in our library and I have the first three in my classroom.
This book is a good reminder that many kids are hiding their pain. All because they say they are fine, doesn't necessarily mean they are fine. I also hated the parents who ignored the problems that were very clear. If you need help, plea...
This book was so much fun! It is an adventure and a mystery told partially through comic strips. I had no idea what it was about. I picked it up because I wanted to be the girl on the cover. I was surprised by the story-telling. May an...
The Name of the Star brings London, ghosts, sharp wit, and Jack the Ripper all together. Who can do that? Maureen Johnson can! The plot is exciting, and the writing is true. I had trouble putting this book down. This is the first book in...
This book was a little slow at times, but I enjoyed it because I enjoy survival books. Robie is an interesting character. There were also numerous facts presented about Midway and the birds and wildlife in the area. Available in our libr...
Good book. Nice historical fiction. When you start, it will seem slow and childish. Keep reading. It gets better. Don't judge the book by its cover. Available in our library F CURTIS.