• 2007-2008 Mystery Readers!

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    About one or two times a month a mystery person visits our classroom and reads to us!  Below are the Mystery Readers that have visited us so far.  Contact Ms. Rooney if you would like to visit and share your love for reading with our class!

    Grant's Grandmother
    Grant's grandparents surprised us as our first Mystery Reader!  Grant's grandmother read THE MAGIC FISH by Freya Littledal! 
    Our Grandfriend, Mac, came in as a "Witch Wizard" and read The So-So Cat by Edith Thacher Hurd.  We can't wait to read more with you this year, Miss Mac! 
    Mr. Ford
    We enjoyed a great reading of Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile by Kyle's father! 
    Brian's Father
    Brian's father surprised us and read two books- The Old Lady That Wasn't Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams and Laurie Friedman's I'm Not Afraid of This Haunted House.  
    Mr. T
    Mr. T (Ms. Rooney's fiance) surprised us the day before Thanksgiving!  We enjoyed his reading of Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey and Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' by Eileen Spinelli and Megan Lloyd.  
    Mrs. Garaffa
    Mrs. Garaffa came in to share her family's tradition during the holiday season.  Additionally, she read ABaby Born in Bethlehem by Martha Whitmore Hickman and The Biggest, Best Snowman by Margerty Cuyler. We loved having you in to visit!
    Mrs. Kuo
    We were surprised when Annika's mom came to visit!  She read us two outstanding books- Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and A Chair for My Mother by Vera b. Williams.   Thanks for sharing your love for reading with us!
    Mr. Rooney
    Mr. Rooney (Ms. Rooney's brother) came in during Read Across America week.  He read to us I like my Hat.  It was fun to compare this story with The Cat and the Hat!
    Tom RU
    Tom Lang, a Rutger's Football player, visited our class!  What an exciting time for us.  He read An Undone Fairy Tale by Ian Lendler and Whitney Martin.  Thanks for visiting us Tom-Go Scarlet Knights!
    Elise's mother came in to our room and shared with us some of her beautiful handmade quilts.  We sat on the quilts while she read the story A Quiltmakers Gift by Jeff Brumbeau.  Thanks for a fun time!
    Tom Wain
    Sargeant Tom Wain of Montgomery Township Police Department was in to visit Room 145.  We enjoyed his reading of Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathman.   We will continue to make safe choices Sargeant Wain! 
    Mrs. Thompson

    Mrs. Thompson shared a wonderful book with us,  Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!  Part of this book was written by Dr. Seuss but did not ever finish it.  So, famous author and poet, Jack Prelutsky and Lane Smith finished the book that we loved so much!

    *STAY TUNED for more Mystery Readers! *