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Composing A Life Of Compassion

“You were born with the power to change others,” said children’s author and illustrator Patricia Polacco. “You change people by the way you treat them. That is what changes the human heart.” To approach one’s life as a way to change others through acts of kindness, love and compassion is offering is ultimately about changing ourselves first. 899 more words

Just Plain Fancy--Patricia Polacco part 7

I haven’t shared about Patricia Polacco’s books in awhile–not because I’ve given up on them, but because I just haven’t brought any home for awhile. I had my big book bag ready to go for the long Easter weekend and forgot all about it! 349 more words

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Patricia Polacco part 6

I have really grown to love Patricia Polacco’s books. They are filled with her gorgeous illustrations and even the sad stories find a way to warm your heart. 294 more words

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Class Project

I am currently in the midst of an insanely crazy semester as I try to knock out my remaining 3 reading endorsement classes in one fell swoop. 473 more words

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Irish Lace and a good yarn

When I was a little girl, my grandmother taught me how to crochet. I was fascinated by the fact that a few simple movements of a hook could create stylish clothes, beautiful lace and a variety of other things. 119 more words

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Patricia Polacco part 5

I have three more Polacco books to tell you about tonight, I meant for there to be 4 but I grabbed one by a different author right beside my Polacco collection. 483 more words

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Author Recommendation: Patricia Polacco

Hi, I’m going to make an author recommendation this time! The author I’m recommending is a children’s author, Patricia Polacco. Just so you know, the reason I’m recommending her and not just reviewing one of her books is because I can’t pick one, they’re all so great! 461 more words

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