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Monday, October 10, 2022
Persuasive Writing: A Letter to a Bully
In My Name is Hamburger , ten-year-old Trudie Hamburger is ashamed of her last name. Daniel Reynolds, the class bully, frequently reminds he...
Monday, September 12, 2022
Defeating Goblins with Teamwork
In The Porridge Pot Goblin , siblings Benny and Rose are frightened by an invisible goblin, only known by his pranks and his tracks. They fe...
Thursday, September 3, 2020
TAG YOUR DREAMS!!
Tag Your Dreams: Poems of Play and Persistence celebrates being active, reaching goals, and learning limits. The poems employ figurative ...
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
INSIDE OUT: POEMS ON WRITING AND READING
Do you know how to smell a poem? In Inside Out: Poems on Writing and Reading Poems , Marjorie Maddox offers the reader a delight...
Sunday, July 21, 2019
by Karen Leggett Abouraya It hardly sounds like nonfiction: “From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion,” but this is J...
Monday, June 3, 2019
What Does Your Character Want?
Guest Post by Claudia Mills One of the most powerful questions for launching a story is: what does my main character want...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Except When They Don't
by Laura Gehl Except When They Don’t is written by Laura Gehl and illustrated by Joshua Heinsz. The book is about how girls always lo...
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