All the 3rd grade library classes are now finished with Pt. 1 of Brian Selznick’s The Invention of Hugo Cabret. We made these character maps of our 3 main characters, talked about historical novels, and made predictions about what would happen in Pt. 2.

I am having the best time reading this novel with the 3rd graders. This is the 3rd year I’ve taught it and the 1st year with this new school full of students, and we are loving it. I have to say that it’s always been a favorite with the kids, but this year the kids are enjoying it more than I’ve ever seen. And that is just awesome for me. Can’t wait for them to see how it ends.