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Did you see who I met the other day?

There I was, delivering my latest book to the library at Eisenhower Elementary School (my favorite elementary school in California!) and there she was—telling stories to the students. 271 more words


Celebrate This Week: Hope

Saturday is the calm after the week. A time to reflect and celebrate. Thank you, Ruth Ayers, for this place that allows me a space to sit and write. 478 more words

Lunch Bunch Number 2

We recently completed our second round of lunch bunches. Students are still so very excited to be a part of this project. My fourth and fifth graders were treated to a reading of the classic… 327 more words

Count down to Genius

2 hours from now –  I will sit on my couch and write an introduction for the honored guest who will visit the sweetest little school by the sea tomorrow morning. 294 more words


The latest thing I have learned to use for my Technology in the Classroom class is ThinkLink. This website allows you to upload any picture and then add links onto it to anything on the web. 206 more words

Technology In The Classroom

Chicken Sunday

Title: Chicken Sunday

Author: Patricia Polacco

Pages: 32

Summary(from Amazon.com): After being initiated into a neighbor’s family by a solemn backyard ceremony, a young Russian American girl and her African American brothers’ determine to buy their gramma Eula a beautiful Easter hat. 64 more words

Creeping Around the Picture Books #2 (Books starring African Americans)

On WordPress, there seems to be a very large community of book and writing blogs. I’ve written 14 posts since I began this blog (this is my 15th post). 1,128 more words

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