Slice of Life Story Challenge

Day 14 of the March SOLSC! #SOL22

We’re on day 14 of the 15th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge!

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Welcome to the middle stretch of the challenge! I am so excited to be hosting you through the week.


I hope many of you have been enjoying reading posts from some of our newest slicers. One of our first years, Amy Maloof, from the blog BLUEJEANAMY, wrote a post last week that really captured the emotional energy of her story.


Need to contact a co-author with a question? Please email us rather than leaving your question within your comment (below). Thank you, in advance, for your patience with us. We receive a high volume of emails during the first few days of the challenge. We will respond to all emails as soon as possible.

If you have questions about the individual challenge, you may contact one of these co-authors.

  • If your last name begins with the letters A – F, please email questions to Amy Ellerman at ellermanamy[at]
  • If your last name begins with the letters G – L, please email questions to Betsy Hubbard at betsymhubbard[at] 
  • If your last name begins with the letters M – Q, please email questions to Beth Moore at beth[at]
  • If your last name begins with the letters R – U, please email questions to Melanie Meehan at meehanmelanie[at] 
  • If your last name begins with the letters V – Z, please email questions to Stacey Shubitz at stacey[at]

If you have questions about the Classroom Challenge, which will take place next month, you may contact Kathleen Sokolowski at mrs.sokolowski[at]

Please note: We’re unable to respond to challenge-related questions via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

235 thoughts on “Day 14 of the March SOLSC! #SOL22

  1. It seems so common to go to the nearest bathroom or kitchen sink for water, or if you prefer the nearest bottle or automatic dispenser built into the refrigerator. It seldom occurs to me that in other places, a simple drink would require the most uncomfortable journey – until I read it so beautifully and painfully depicted in this book. It resonated with my African & Iraqi refugee students even more than me. It was #unbelievable – and here’s my haiku to accompany what I learned


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