Thank you, Captain Underpants

From Blue Skunk Blog
January 10, 2017 - 6:27am
I am delighted to know that Captain Underpants will be coming out as a movie. I have attributed my grandson's love of reading to the series (See Little Bunny books - reading despite school.) In my 12 years as a school librarian, I saw first hand how students who could not read "cat" or "dog" in the basal reader (or chose not to) could readily comprehend "carburetor" or "tyrannosaurus" when engaged in a reading of personal choice. I suspect the teaching and learning people in my district shudder when they see me coming. I am not shy about expressing my concerns about how traditional reading me

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