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Australian Stories Threatened

It seems like it wasn’t that long ago, we were fighting to protect Australian stories, and our vibrant Australian publishing industry… and yet here we are again! 232 more words


Bossy Words

This year I’ve been back on class. And the planning, marking and soon-to-come reporting, has been a concern. I can’t seem to write creatively, with such big thinks hanging over my head. 454 more words


NAPLAN - Be 'Me'

It’s NAPLAN this week.

I was thinking of words to put NAPLAN in perspective for all those kids involved, and was reminded of the last 12 words from ‘On Track’. 13 more words


hotTEAs of Children's Poetry: Guadalupe Garcia McCall

☕ CUPPA OF CHOICE: A good cup of instant Mexican coffee, not too strong, not too mild. With sprinkle of sweetener and a bit of cream. 268 more words

One by Sarah Crossan @SarahCrossan : Compelling Young Adult verse novel about conjoined twin sisters Grace and Tippi


By Sarah Crossan

ISBN 9781408872345

Bloomsbury Children’s

“Grace and Tippi are twins – conjoined twins.

And their lives are about to change. 

No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world – a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. 350 more words


Laura Shovan's Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary + Poetry Friday Roundup




Today we’d like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Laura Shovan on the official release of her first middle grade verse novel on April 12! 1,223 more words

Poetry Friday

hotTEAs of Children's Poetry: Margarita Engle

☕ CUPPA OF CHOICE: Café con leche (coffee with milk), made with a mixture of Cuban espresso (Café La Llave brand) and Italian roast (Starbucks brand).  468 more words