Tag Archives: SCBWI

Introducing Gather Here: Pacific NW History for Young People

The Pacific Northwest is rich with historical traditions educators are not only eager to share with their students, but also required to teach in order to meet state standards. As a school librarian serving both elementary and middle school students, … Continue reading

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Grateful: Community

I celebrated last Saturday, as I said I would, the release of the e-Book version of Lessons from Pond Scum, along with my first year anniversary of as proprietor of Homeostasis Press. So much of community with a capital C … 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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Today’s Grateful: a birthday and some new friends

I had a photo from my library all lined up as my grateful picture, but then something else wonderful happened, and I am just too excited to put off sharing. My gratefulness has everything to do with this book, and … Continue reading

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A Crystal Kite, an Inspirational Thank You, and an Ode

I recently read a lovely book by Jo Knowles. Okay, two. But one of them grabbed me so hard around the heart that when it came time to review it, well, I could only come up with lame words. See … Continue reading

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