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Teach Your Children The Importance of Water! A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park **Newbery Medal Winner**

Water, such a precious resource most of us take for granted. I wanted to teach my children the importance of this life-giving resource.  So I searched the internet for a wonderful book that I could read to all my children. 581 more words

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Book Review: The Kite Fighters By Linda Sue Park

Flying wind, fighting kites, floating line.

1473, in Seoul, Korea, two brothers are excited for the New Year kite celebration, which means kite fighting. Both have the passion, but each has different skills. 268 more words

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A Long Walk to Water

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Based on actual events, each chapter of A Long Walk to Water follows two stories: first the story of Nya living in Sudan in 2008, and Salva, whose story begins in Sudan in 1985. 143 more words

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'Long Walk' author brings students along

Linda Sue Park, the author of “A Long Walk to Water,” stood in front of a full auditorium at Roosevelt Middle School Tuesday, April 14, and asked for a show of hands of first-born girls in the audience. 485 more words

Book Club - Book of the Month - April

One of our teens suggested A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park as our tweens-teens’ book club selection for April. Having read this book several times, I was a little hesitant about this choice; not because it isn’t a great book, but rather because I was uncertain about how our tweens and teens would handle some of what I would consider heart-rending, gut-wrenching, tear-jerking scenes and an overall melancholic theme.  381 more words

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How to Make Your Words Count - a TGNA Post

It’s Writing Wednesday over at The Great Noveling Adventure and I’m discussing ideas to help you make every word count.

Here’s a preview:

There comes a point in the revision process where you can no longer see the verbs for the the clauses. 174 more words

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A True Honor - LeUyen Pham Asked for My Help

A few weeks ago I received an email from LeUyen Pham with the subject line “book suggestions from some of my favorite book people.”  Before I even opened the email, I was honored.   293 more words

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