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It’s Monday! What are you reading? realistic fiction

Ruby on the Outside by Nora Raleigh Baskin is a story that walks into an topic you don’t read about often. It is the hidden secret of a few of my past students. Often times I didn’t even know until … 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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Looking at old and new – mentor texts

Kipling, Kinney and Kadahata sit together on one shelf and as I turn I find Ursu, Vanderpool and Vern taking up another shelf.  I know they fit in the alphabet together and that means the Dewey decimal system in this … Continue reading

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