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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

Book Kids

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

The Great Noveling Adventure

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

Chapter Books

39 Clues, Tons of Twists!

If you want to read a book that has a lot of twists and tons of mysteries and connections, well, 39 Clues is the best for you! 206 more words


Long Walk to Water

I read this book over the summer and I honestly think it is my favorite book. It is about these two people who live in Sudan. 159 more words

Tap Dancing on the Roof

Module 14: Tap Dancing on the Roof by Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Istvan Banyai


Tap Dancing on the Roof is a collection of poetry by Korean author Linda Sue Park. 370 more words

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