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Authors are my Heroes

Last week I wrote a Slice of Life post about the injustice of reading levels and my dear student Emily. Cynthia Lord, author of A Handful of Stars… 382 more words

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4 Reasons to Start Blogging Again

I’m joining Ruth Ayres for Celebration Saturday. To see all of today’s posts head over to Ruth Ayres Writes.

It’s been a while since I’ve been on my own blog to post. 505 more words

Reading Level Injustice

I opened up my Choice Literacy email newsletter on Friday afternoon, and the subject heading caught my eye, “The Tyranny of Levels.” Exactly what I had experienced that day. 546 more words


New Year, New Blog, New Books

Welcome back to a new school year, and what a  year it is going to be! Both E.C.E.C. and W.E.S. are kicking things off with a… 388 more words

Of Pumpkins, Sunsets and Blueberries

Today is the official first day of fall. Mums, pumpkins and gourds have arrived everywhere in Maine.

The lake, however, hasn’t switched yet to its autumnal appearance. 293 more words

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Cynthia's Garden

I love being able to connect with authors through Twitter and Facebook. I met Cynthia Lord at NCTE last year, and she has graciously allowed me to be her friend on Facebook. 192 more words

Poetry Friday

The Power of Choice by Cynthia Lord

When I was a child, my mother gave me two of the greatest gifts a reader can receive: access to books and choice.

Though not a reader herself, my mother always let me buy three books from the Scholastic Book Club flyers when my teacher sent them home. 923 more words

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