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Poetry Postcards

Have you ever sent someone a poetry postcard? I sent five this year (first time ever) and here the ones I got in return (Yay!): 289 more words


WWW Wednesday 11/30/16

WWW Wednesday 11/30/16

This is my weekly WWW Wednesday post in which I answer three simple questions.  It is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words… 491 more words

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The difficult second book

So often, the second book in a series disappoints. It fails to live up to the expectations of the first. Or, maybe it fails to cover new ground, while maintaining the energy and character of the first. 400 more words


Read-Aloud Review: A Long Walk to Water

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

From Amazon: The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. 870 more words

A Long Walk To Water

A Long Walk to Water

A Long Walk to Water (paperback)

by Linda Sue Park

AR Level 5.0, 3 points

I read A Long Walk to Water to my class as a read aloud.   363 more words

The Kite Fighters

The Kite Fighters

Author: Linda Sue Park

Pages: 136

Publisher: Dell Yearling

Scholastic Reading Level: 6.3

Lexile Measurement: 880L

Written In: 2000

Summary (written by Marie): 405 more words

Children's Books

A Single Shard - Shaping a Life

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park chronicles the inspirational life of an orphan boy in 12th Century Korea.  His life is shaped not by a single person or event; it is a process that involves influences, circumstances, and desires of course – but also many difficult choices. 167 more words

Newbery Books