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The Proposal

So I just sent off my proposal for NCTE 15.  I mean, who doesn’t want to be in Minneapolis in November!? It’s hard thinking about where I might be professionally 11 months from now and what might be relevant for other educators at that time.  525 more words


‘People say it’s better to know the truth, but what if the ending’s a bad one? Is it still better to know? Or is it kinder to keep that string of hope dangling?

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A Handful of Stars Book Vine

I feel incredibly fortunate to have been able to read Cynthia Lord’s upcoming book A Handful of Stars this weekend. Due out in May from… 801 more words

RULES By: Cynthia Lord *SPOILERS*

Hey staircase-climbers!! It’s Julia.

So I read this book called Rules by Cynthia Lord. Yes, it is a children’s book, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a tear-jerker! 352 more words