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About John Green

For this entire school year, my students — mostly the 8th graders, but now the 7th graders, too — have been raving about John Green.  They loved… 646 more words

Teaching

Antsy Does Time

Author: Neal Shusterman

Fourteen-year-old Anthony Bonano (better known as Antsy) is having a relatively uneventful Thanksgiving day, watching football and parades with his friends–basically just killing time until he has to be at his parents’ restaurant to work that evening–when a parade float gets loose, taking some of its handlers along for a dangerous ride. 314 more words

Book Review

Waiting on Wednesday (#16): The Merciless

Waiting on Wednesday is an event hosted by Breaking the Spine where readers can share their nerdy book love with others. Check it out and join in the fun. 336 more words

Fiction

Membrane doing well on Amazon

My YA fantasy, Membrane, is doing well on Amazon on Kindle ebooks in the Kids SciFi category. Very exciting! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00E3DJ2C2

Divergent Trilogy - Review

Over the years I’ve tried to read books that are popular with my students on campus, from The Hunger Games to The Fault in Our Stars… 947 more words

Recent Reads (Articles, Books, Etc.)

''Yes, I'm hungry'' (The Mother's Sins Episode 11)

Matthew continued to sit awkwardly in his chair. Emma realized that even thought it was barely noticed due to the boy’s fake ”laid back” attitude as he was telling her his story, the had a very hard time telling her everything he did. 732 more words

Fiction

The Eye Dancers by Michael S. Fedison

The Eye Dancers by Michael S. Fedison

On Amazon

Michael’s Blog

Seventh-grader Mitchell Brant and three of his classmates inexplicably wake up at the back edge of a softball field to the sounds of a game, the cheering of the crowd. 546 more words

Blogging