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Book Love: Silence

SILENCE, by Amorito Citrella

The books held her in a total silence, a depth and richness she’d never imagined, that made the air hum and the pages vibrate with a music and a promise of hope, of magic, of adventure, of home, of thousands of worlds to be lived in across the smooth, slippery brown boards (made for dancing) of the library room…

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Books with a side of Pancakes

Well, I am finally over the flu and back to teaching and blogging. Today marked our finish date for my 12th grade College Bound classes 2nd round of independent, self-selected novels. 262 more words

Teacher Tidbits

I agree with… Vanessa Lafaye

“On the one hand you have a set of real events that need to be depicted accurately, and on the other hand you have a bunch of fictional characters that you are making up from scratch, and you have to weave the two together.” 292 more words


Word book!

A while ago I made a cloth word book for my pre-schooler, and we’ve been looking through it lots lately so I thought I’d blog about it! 123 more words

Kate Austin Designs

In Hell

Last week I started my next classic book, The Divine Comedy. I won’t say that I am regretting it, because I’m not. What I am regretting is reading an old translation, one in very old english, which makes it difficult to fully understand what it is I am reading. 40 more words

Book Love

I agree with… Truman Capote

Pati Hill: “Are there devices one can use in improving one’s technique?”
Truman Capote: “Work is the only device I know of. Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade, just as painting does, or music. 321 more words

Sandra Danby