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Laugh with the Moon

Laugh with the Moon by Shana Burg Shana Burg helps us see and learn about young students in Malawi, Africa. She brings to life the hardships that so many children and families in other countries experience. Burg shows us the … Continue reading

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Hold Fast

Hold Fast by Blue Balliett Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.                                                                                                          -Langston Hughes … Continue reading

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Keys – always fascinating

Eight Keys by Suzanne La Fleur Lost parents, transitions to middle school and bulling all step forward in this short novel by Suzanne La Fleur. She starts slow and builds her characters step by step. The information you seek in … Continue reading

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Questions, Tales and a Mouse with a Question Mark Tale

The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard Peck It was a perfect summer day to slide into the old English world of a small mouse with a question mark for a tail.  Richard Peck has once again taken … Continue reading

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Finding Teachable Moments in Books – a book review

March 25, 2012 Books – it seems that several of us Slicers are sharing books and I decided to join the group today.  How can a book support our learning in many areas?  I look for books that can be … Continue reading

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