Maribeth Boelts’ new book A Bike Like Sergio’s will appeal to readers and writers of all ages. It’s a heartfelt story with a message to which readers will relate; the right decision is… Continue reading
There are some days in an elementary school teacher’s life where the white flag must be waved. Halloween. The day before holiday break. Pajama Day. Crazy Hat Day. And, of course, Valentine’s Day…
“There are those who say that what I’ve lived through never happened. But I’m here to tell you that it did. My name is Alter Wiener and I am an ordinary person with… Continue reading
Soon-to-be-released The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern is a lovely book that offers plenty of opportunities to study high-level character development.
Kindergarten teacher Valerie Geshwind helps her students find their passions and their voice by honoring their interests, engaging them in a play-like writing workshop, & by supporting them as individuals.
I hope you didn’t miss the BIG event on Saturday: Picture Books 10 for 10 hosted by Cathy Mere (Reflect and Refine) and Mandy Robek (Enjoy and Embrace Learning). Bloggers compiled their lists of 10 picture… Continue reading
I’m so excited to be guest posting at The Nerdy Book Club today. Here’s the start and then head over there to read the rest. “Mom, I’ve decided to start a reading club,”… Continue reading
How will you celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week, September 30 – October 6, 2012? Check out the official website.
Recently someone asked me about my writing routine. As I was responding to her email, listing the times I squeeze writing into the day, I added this line: I remember I’m doing this… Continue reading
One of my professional goals this summer is to get ahead on my blog posts. So far I’m failing miserably at this. We’ve been out of internet since 6:17 am. It’s back (but… Continue reading
Do you have summer reading plans? Like most things in life, it’s important to make a plan in order to meet your goals. In my little corner of the world summer is almost… Continue reading
No surprise here that this was in my book stack this week. If you missed the interview on Ruth Ayres Writes, click here. If you missed the way John influenced my thinking about… Continue reading
Bingley was by no means deficient, but Darcy was clever. He was at the same time haughty, reserved, and fastidious, and his manners, though well-bred, were not inviting. — Jane Austen, Pride and… Continue reading
This is what I”m reading… I’ve not completely finished, but I’m hooked. The beginning started out in second-person. Still trying to decide if I liked that craft technique or not. I’d love to… Continue reading
An eclectic little stack today. Click on the images to go to a link about the book. I’ve been enjoying books I can read a little here and a little there. This book,… Continue reading
I have a new obsession…London. It started stirring slowly, but now I’m curious about London. This book sent my curiousity over the edge. Now I have nagging questions and bits of stories bouncing… Continue reading