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Setting the stage for writing about nonfiction

Writing about nonfiction elicits the same initial lack of enthusiasm from my students as reading about nonfiction - a nonfiction affliction that seems, at first, impossible to overcome.    It’s the “dead Presidents and whales” syndrome that Donalyn Miller examines in Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits, in the… Continue reading Setting the stage for writing about nonfiction