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Bigger Isn't Always Better (but "big" books can be pretty great)

Last week, a couple of other teachers and I took the seventh grade to an author event with Holly Goldberg Sloan, the author of three fabulous middle grade and young adult books: Counting by 7s, I’ll Be There, and Just Call My Name. 744 more words

Middle Grade Literature

Rolo goes to Cusworth Hall

I love a Yorkshire accent. I’m in my element in Doncaster and keep talking to strangers just to hear them. I’m still looking for Sean Bean, They are all very friendly and everyone loves Rolo! 54 more words


Great #AuthorVisit @MaryNethery

“Mary Nethery brought her story about Nubs to life for all of our Kindergarten through fifth grade students! She gave us an interesting history of how the book came about, the people involved and the process in seeing it through to publishing. 116 more words

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Great #AuthorVisit with George Shannon

“George was a fantastic speaker. He added humor and the kids really enjoyed him. He did a great job going between the younger kids and the older kids. 27 more words

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Bali Rai Visits Middle School

Written by MS Enrichment Class Friends of the Library (Iris, Alan, and Philip)

Bali Rai, award-winning author of young adult and children books, came to ISB, visiting from Monday, November 3rd to Thursday, November 6th. 564 more words


Great #AuthorVisit @Dorihbutler

“Dori really knows how to talk to students and get them involved in her presentations. She had many interesting details to relate to the students about being an author. 39 more words

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Gracious Authors, Great #AuthorVisit @KirbyLarson @MaryNethery

“The authors were wonderful. I’ve been hosting authors for 16 years, and they were the first who wanted to have lunch with the students. They asked so many questions during the meal, even the shy students had something to say! 77 more words

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