Announcing the 2019 Summer Read!

With summer vacation comes summer reading, and we are so excited for you to meet Merci Suarez! Merci Suarez Changes Gears is the 2019 Newbery Medal winning story of Merci, a middle school girl who lives in Florida with her big, loving, Cuban family and deals with many of the same kinds of issues that … Continue reading Announcing the 2019 Summer Read!

#ChooseKind

One of the best things about reading Wonder this summer is that there are so many fun things already out there, based on the book, that we get to participate in. Visit  http://choosekind.tumblr.com to find some cool stuff, including the chance to take the #ChooseKind pledge and a link to the Daily Wonder App that you … Continue reading #ChooseKind

Announcing the 2017 QGMS all-school read…

We're excited to announce that our summer reading book this year is WONDER by R.J. Palacio! More information will be coming home in students' end of year packets this week, but our QG Reads site will continue to be a place for students to discuss and interact with the book and each other throughout the … Continue reading Announcing the 2017 QGMS all-school read…

A note from Mrs. Sprague on The Running Dream

From Mrs. Sprague: I just read a great book that goes along with our summer reading book. It is titled The Running Dream. It is the story of a girl who suffers a tragedy in her life, and how she adjusts with the help of a disabled girl. The story continues with how she repays her … Continue reading A note from Mrs. Sprague on The Running Dream

Generosity and Shoes

In Part 3 of our summer reading book, Caitlin begins to understand just how much she's helping Martin when she sends him things along with her letters.  Read the excerpt below and respond to any of these questions in the comments: Did this part surprise or shock you? How? How would you react in Caitlin's … Continue reading Generosity and Shoes