Monthly Archives: March 2015

My Week in Books: Not for the Younger Set

All the books in this week’s post are for more mature readers. I do feel I need to say that, since I read largely for middle grade and middle school readers, with a huge helping of picture books thrown in. … Continue reading

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Grateful: Spring Things

Here’s a short sweet Grateful post today. I’m most grateful for spring things lately. Here are some, beautiful and messy and good. This tree from a walk at a park near our house. This nephew in a tree, taking a photo of … Continue reading

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Civility, Responsibility, and Discourse for the Greater Good

You’ll notice that my blog has lain quiet for a time. Here is why. Week before last I composed two posts, each about a reading celebration. I was about to put up the first, celebrating my professional learning community and highlighting … Continue reading

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My Week in Books: Award Winners, Fast Reads, and Other Good Stuff

You Are (Not) Small, by Anna Kang, illustrated by Christopher Weyant Winner of the Geisel Award in this year’s Youth Media Awards. Fun! Some subtleties to satisfy us all, but also the broad humor all kids  love. Shirley Link and … Continue reading

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The Jaguar Stones: An Interview on the Last List Blog Hop!

I’m honored to have visitors Jon and Pamela Voelkel on the blog today, as part of the Last List Bog Hop, hosted by The Cuddlebuggery Book Blog. Cuddlebuggery organized this hop to help promote the work of 8 Middle Grade … Continue reading

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