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New England SCBWI Conference: So Worth the Trip!

This past weekend I traveled to Springfield, Massachusetts, for the New England Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Spring Conference. It wasn’t my first SCBWI Conference. 609 more words


Surf's Up

Surf’s Up 

by Kwame Alexander (Newbery Medalist for 2015)
illustrated by Daniel Miyares

Guest post from Mrs. Doss, Literacy in Action teacher leader:

“This book speaks to the heart of… 169 more words

Character Traits

Nighttime Jewels

An island of green encrusted in jewels
illuminated by the light of oncoming traffic

globes of dandelion fluff sparkling
in the beams undercutting the night mist… 14 more words


"The Three Little Pigs: The TRUE Story"; Student Published Poem #4

Okay, we’ve all heard the story of “The Three Little Pigs” more times than we can count… BUT, this poem captures the tale from the wolf’s point of view in a way that might change how we look at the wolf. 249 more words

National Poetry Month

Pawndered Thought: May 3, 2016

Simon always has been particular about sharing his point of view.


Take a Stand and Be Ready to Fight

This isn’t really about writing. It’s about people and ideas.

There are so many options in life, so many beliefs, so many codes of conduct, manners, chivalry, expectations, lifestyles, plans, goals, resolutions, opinions (For the Love of God-So Many Opinions!) , oh and let’s not forget the feelings. 283 more words

O - Opinion

O – Opinion

Opinions.  Just like assholes, everyone’s got one.

Have you ever been in a disagreement with someone that simply cannot deal with the fact that you have a different opinion than they do? 229 more words