Read ‘em ‘n’ Weep is the new theme gracing Redlands East Valley’s library walls. This interactive theme is a collection of young adult novels that move students and teachers alike.
Two boards are in the library both holding a ‘Sob-O-Meter’ with the numbers ranging from 1-10 while mirroring sniffle, weep, and sob.
Mrs. Krohne, one of REV’s librarians, in an effort to make this interactive theme school wide, emailed staff members to submit titles of books that “moved them emotionally.”
Located near the library’s check out is a pushpin board showing numerous staff members favorite ‘Sob, Sniffle, and Weep’ books but also a post-it section for students to add to the list as well.
“Titles came pouring in,” commented Mrs. Krohne on the staff made book board.
The numerous books on display range from the staffs favorite “Where The Red Fern Grows” to “The Fault in Our Stars” to promote a popular topic among teens. This promotional board allows readers to not only find similar books to the popular Jodi Picoult and John Green books but to build a similar connection with the staff and students.