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Book Reviews

Our team reviews books for children and young adults, which teachers can use to teach students about the qualities of good writing within the context of a writing workshop. We also review professional teaching books and participate in blog tours. We do not receive monetary compensation for reviews. Click here to learn more.


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Workshop Terminology

This is a glossary of common writing workshop terminology we use on this blog.