In Which We Are All Terribly Busy

I’ve been going bananas lately. Teaching. Writing. Turning in books. Finishing other books. Starting other books. And a short story. And another short story. And another teaching gig. 391 more words

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte’s Web  by E.B. White

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed by Emily

I love this book so much. And although I don’t love spiders, I love Charlotte. 234 more words


Review: Grandma Skype

Title: Grandma Skype
Author: Carmella Levi
Publisher: Createspace
Release Date: August 2014
Length: 25 pages
Ages?: 3-8
Genre: Children’s Literature

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Isabelle Encounters...

Just some small bits of a children’s story I am trying to write for my niece and nephew.  I need to flesh out the idea before I can go any further. 707 more words

Guest Post: Learning to Talk About the Power of Stories - 5 How-To Guides for Innovative Literature Circles

In this post, we share five How-To Guides for facilitating literature circles that help learners uncover the power of stories. The guides range from grades Pre-K-6th grade. 251 more words


Kate Saunders: Five Children on the Western Front (2014)

Five Children on the Western Front is a delightful story inspired by E. Nesbit’s famous children’s book Five Children and It. I’m still surprised how much I loved this book. 579 more words


Review: The Trees Have Hearts

Title: The Trees Have Hearts
Author: Mrs. D.
Publisher: Xlibris
Release Date: February 2012
Length: 44 pages
Series?: no
Genre: Children’s Lit

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