New Slicers, we have a challenge for you!
Meet the winner of our first Commenting Challenge!
Are you ready for a Commenting Challenge? Check out this amazing prize!
Take a look at all the amazing prices for the March Slice of Life Story Challenge!
Just in time for Presidents’ Day, I chatted with nonfiction author Katherine L. House about her recent book, White House for Kids. Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win a copy of her book.
If you aren’t familiar with this delightful biography of Sun Ra by Chris Raschka, you should be. Learn about the ways that this book is a perfect mentor text, and hear about the writing process from the author.
Do you have students who claim they don’t know what to write about in their writer’s notebooks? Here are 10 new picture books to inspire them to write.
Learn about Barry Lane’s newest book, Force Field for Good and enter for the giveaway!
Want to obtain some high quality professional development at no cost to you? Need some books to sink your teeth into this summer? Feel like kicking back and just enjoying some time off? If you answered “yes,” to one of these questions, then read on!
Find out which five, NEW picture books I’m fawning over this Friday.
Five things I’m reading, enjoying, and thinking about this Friday.
I rarely read collections of short stories or essays, but I made an exception for The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan. It’s a book written by a debut author. Unfortunately, it’s her final title since she died tragically in 2012.
It’s not too late to start! We have late-starter prizes.
Sharing some classroom ideas about poetry from Maureen Barbieri, Georgia Heard, Linda Rief, Tom Romano, and Joyce Sidman.
Nurture a child’s interest and talent for writing this holiday season with one of these items. Look for a chance to win one of these five items by reading the giveaway information at the bottom of this blog post.
The Invisible Boy, a new book that deals with the isolation quiet children can feel, is the kind of book that serves multiple purposes in an elementary school classroom (e.g., interactive read aloud book, teaching demonstration text, mentor text for strategy lessons). Previews of the book and giveaway information come at the bottom of the post.