Monthly Archives: August 2014

Grateful: Having Come from Darkness

I wrote these thoughts in my notebook yesterday, not sure if I would post them. A Tweet about the inappropriateness of asking a depressed person to “get over it”, and another blog post today led me to the decision  to go … Continue reading

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#PB 10 for 10: A Celebration of Picture Books!

I am happy to join today’s celebration of something I love so very much: PICTURE BOOKS! This celebration is thanks to Cathy at Reflect and Refine  and Mandy at Enjoy and Embrace Learning. Thank you! This is their fifth year hosting this … Continue reading

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My Week in Books (MWiB): A New Series

I enjoyed participating more fully than ever before in this summer’s #bookaday challenge, the brain child of Donalyn Miller. I describe that challenge here (be prepared to read through a link or two to learn about this amazing educator). Most … Continue reading

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Picture Book 10 for 10: a Sneak Peek!

Be sure to tune in on Sunday, when I will be participating in a VERY COOL event called Picture book 10 for 10. Bloggers will be sharing their ten favorite picture books for the classroom. Ha! This has been a … Continue reading

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Courage for Beginners: A Book Birthday is Coming!

  I was listening to talk of this upcoming book some time ago, and it really resonated with me. I connected with author Karen Harrington on Twitter and was tickled when she followed me back. She happened to be whatever … Continue reading

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