If it is August, it is time for thoughts of “back to school.” This week we’ve pulled an easy reader from the the archive: Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parrish. Do you have a favorite Amelia Bedelia book – add it to our collection in the comments below!!
written by Peggy Parish
illustrated by Lynn Sweat
Scholastic Press, 1977
Amelia Bedelia’s boss asks her to go by the school and let the principal know that the new teacher will be late in getting to school. Amelia goes to the school, but before she can tell the principal the whole story, he gives gives her a list of things that need to be done.
So Amelia gets to work. Project 1: paint pictures with the children. Amelia Bedelia means well, but somehow things get very complicated.
Reading Tub book review of Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia – May 2009
Why a Throwback Thursday for Book Reviews?
Those of us who blog about books are a community. We read lots of books, we write lots of reviews, and we share those reviews with fellow book lovers and those in search of books for children and teens on our blogs, websites, and via social media.
We write so many reviews that, over time, they get buried by other, newer reviews. BUT! that book we read three years ago will always be new to some reader, somewhere. So why not share that review with a new audience?
Everyone is welcome! Here are the participation guidelines:
- If you reviewed the same book we’re featuring, add your permalink to the original review on the Reading Tub website or in the InLinkz Linkup.
- Want to (re)share a review you posted in June 2009, then add your permalink in the InLinkz Linkup. [No, it doesn’t have to be a book you loved; but it does have to be a review you take a lot of pride in.]
- Add any notes about the review in the comments, please.
The spammers have been having a blast with our Throwback Thursday posts … now its your turn to take back blogging from those nuisances. Did you review Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia? Or another book from May 2009? Add it to our linkup above or comments below.
NOTES: Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia cover image links to amazon.com. The Reading Tub has an affiliate relationship with Amazon. 100% of any income from this source is used for our literacy mission.