Books for teen girls. Post #2.

Books for teen girls. Local authors. Our second review is here! A reminder: Books for teen girls contain some very adult themes At A Step Ahead, we are a family-oriented tutoring community, and therefore we want to revisit our warning for parents, private tutors and teachers:  These books are not for every teen girl. Each…

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Summer intern at ASA.

Summer intern Celine Olcott will join us for the months of May and June.  When Bill and Cynthia are traveling, Celine will be the friendly face around the center, making sure everything stays ship-shape and answering any questions you may have. Originally from New York City, Celine will graduate this May with a Master’s degree…

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Piecing Me Together.

Piecing Me Together is an award-winning novel by Renee Watson. This book is changing me I read this book because the American Library Association awarded it the 2018 Coretta Scott King Award, and also named it a Newberry Honor Book. First, though, I read the John Newberry Award winner, which is Hello, Universe by Erin…

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Snow day!

Snow day! A Step Ahead will follow local schools and close today, Monday, March 12, 2018. Our faculty have the option of tutoring today if they wish.  If so, they will contact you and see what works best for you, whether it is tutoring today or scheduling a make-up session.  We are providing this option…

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Award-winning children’s books! Let’s read.

Award-winning children’s books!  In addition to awards for movies, stage and television, February brings awards for children’s books, too. Award-winning books for 2018 The American Library Association (ALA) announces annual winners in youth media. ALA announces winners at its midwinter meeting, held this year in Colorado. There are many categories and many new award-winning children’s…

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Books made into movies

Books made into movies!  Yes, we just wrote about Wonder and Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library before the winter holiday break. But then we saw more books made into movies.  We saw Jumanji and Ferdinand and the trailers for the upcoming film version of A Wrinkle in Time.  We couldn’t resist doing it again.  And in…

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Snow day!

Snow day!  A Step Ahead will be closed on Wednesday, January 17. We hope you enjoy the beautiful snow falling outside!  We are watching our bird feeders, buzzing with activity this morning. It’s also a terrific day to read and play games with your kids!  Our teens are still sleeping………. What about tomorrow? We will…

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