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Coming Soon to a Kindergarten Near You?

One of my weekly pleasures is reading the weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal. It’s an excellent paper and one of the few left in the country that has a conservative opinion section. 172 more words

Ideas

This is the Rope

This week I read This is the Rope by Jacqueline Woodson. This is a story about a family heirloom which has been passed down through their family. 149 more words

School Library

Wigan, Carabaos, Balikbayan Boxes and More

On the way home I dawdled at Powerbooks on a whim and predictably, I couldn’t leave without foraging and taking something home. Here are the spoils: 262 more words

Dead Trees And Their Digital Variants

thedoe reblogged this on Titser, Titser! and commented:

Reblogging this here to keep all posts about books in one place.

U is for Underwear

Hello and welcome to another exciting episode of Michele Blogs Under the Wire!

Yes yes. Yet again I nearly missed the deadline by getting my “U” post up with less than three hours left in the day. 255 more words

Writing

Coming Soon

I recently completed McQueen & McKnight, a 100-page novel for the 8-12 age group. The book tells the story of the McQueen family who’ve spent years avoiding talking about something that makes mother, father, and daughter feel sad. 10 more words

Children's Books

special presents for the most special people

this semester i got to student teach in a Kindergarten classroom and needless to say, it was one of the greatest experiences of my life. my amazing cooperating teacher and the kids who were actually  245 more words

Things I Love

The Chicken or the Egg? Character Building vs. World Building in Middle Grade Fantasy

Let’s face it…we’ve all asked the question, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?” And when it comes to character building vs. world building, the perspectives are as individual and numerous as there are breeds of chickens. 567 more words