Tag Archives: Kate Messner

The Seventh Wish, or How Kate Messner Got in Touch with 12-Year-Old Me

I always appreciate the opportunity to read Kate Messner’s books, and they have long been favorites to share with a wide age-range of students. Messner features action (Capture the Flag, Eye of the Storm) for middle grade youngsters, and great … Continue reading

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First Grateful Post of the Year: #nerdlution15

I‘m sure you’ve heard me speak of The Nerdy Bookclub. This is a group of like-minded individuals, passionate readers and writers who champion literature for children, and celebrate helping students become passionate readers, too. This is a reflective group of folks … Continue reading

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#bookaday: So Many Choices

Today is the last day of July. I’ve been posting weekly shares of books I’ve read since mid-June, when I finished my work with students. I expect my renewed vigor and focus on this extra reading to continue with the … Continue reading

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Inspirations: Looking for the soul

I’ve been digging back into Kate’s artifacts this week, collecting photos to share with the historian in Burley when we go on a research visit this weekend. Yes, finally!! I’ll see Kate’s home in real life, and walk where she … Continue reading

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