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Our tiny tortoise TRUMAN has a great big Kirkus star!

KIRKUS REVIEW A tiny tortoise discovers just how brave he is when his girl unexpectedly takes a bus headed away from home. Truman, like his girl, Sarah, is quiet, “peaceful and pensive,” unlike the busy, noisy city outside their building’s … Continue reading

 

Today is the Day! PUP 681 is HERE!

I’m thrilled to introduce you to my latest book PUP 681: A SEA OTTER RESCUE STORY Here’s where you can buy your copy: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and IndieBound or request it at your library.  I’ll be celebrating and signing books at (click for more … Continue reading

 

Appearances 2019

1/29/19           North Jackson Elementary, Talmo, GA, School Virtual Visit 1/31/19            Martha Reid Leadership Academy, Mansfield, TX, School Virtual Visit 2/1/19             New Interdisciplinary School, Medford, NY, School … Continue reading

 

Tuesdays for Teachers: Opinion Pieces for Early Learners

After a recent Skype school visit, I received a fabulous file of “Best Book” reports from a phenomenal first-grade class … which reminded me, author studies and opinion pieces are not just for big kids. By reading, together as a … Continue reading

 

Monday, Tuesday … Mentor Text Poetry

Early learners master days of the week quickly – and there are plenty of picture books that can help them do that – including my BUSY BUILDERS, BUSY WEEK! A days-of-the-week picture book can also serve as a fun mentor text … Continue reading

 
 
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