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It’s Monday! What are you reading? – connecting through fiction

This week I was thinking about where stories come from. We like to say we just make them up. I don’t think that is quite right – even for our fantasy genre. If we look deeply (some times you don’t … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you Reading? mentor text for writing

This week I read two Valentine picture books. One that lots of you have talked about – I Haiku You by Betsy Snyder. ┬áThe other one was Somebody Loves you Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli. I will share a story … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you Reading? Historical Fiction

I have just finished reading One Came Home by Amy Timberlake (A Newbery Honor book, as you know). I missed this one in my reading and I am glad I went back to read it. What a great adventure story … Continue reading

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