Category Archives: librarians

Catching up

Holy cow, it’s December. I’m way behind on updates but highlights from this fall mostly revolved around THIS IS JUST A TEST, my middle-grade novel with Wendy Shang. They included: -A review in the New York Times. This was huge … Continue reading

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Skyping and Reading

Wednesday was World Read Aloud Day, one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a reminder that no one is too old or too young to listen to a story. Not me. Not my husband. Not my eye-rolling teens. People may … Continue reading

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Hosting Your Own Pet Show: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians

How to Host a Pet Show! With the help of reading consultant Rachael Walker, we’ve come up with the enclosed classroom guide to help introduce your kids to fresh descriptive and action words (and, of course, to Julia, Charles and … Continue reading

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