Monthly Archives: June 2012

Cat Girl’s Day Off: One Cool Chick

Cat Girl’s Day Off by Kimberly Pauley My rating: 4 of 5 stars Natalie Ng: sister to uber-super-overachievers. Twelve year old Emmy is a senior in high school, two years ahead of Natalie herself. She can hide like a chameleon. … Continue reading

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Teachers Write! A Surprising Character Exploration

Here’s where I start to share pieces of writing which are in addition to my blogging words. I read Jo Knowles‘ post on Monday and wrote to her prompt as one of my Teachers Write pieces this week. Always a … Continue reading

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Railsea: Giant Moles and Steadfast Friends

Railsea by China Miéville My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was looking forward to getting into this one. Railsea is a dim and eerie place to visit, terrifying in its feeling of immediacy, somehow. Imagine, if you will, giant … Continue reading

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#Teachers Write and What Happened this morning

It’s late, and I’m tired, so linking stuff feels beyond me. But last night I wrote down my homework and got myself ready to participate in a summer of writing with a bunch of other folks. Search #TeachersWrite on Twitter. … Continue reading

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