Friend Friday

What a treat it is today to host not one but two wonderful writing friends! The dynamic duo of Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong have re-energized the poetry genre in children’s literature, making it even more accessible, fresh and fun. Their new collaboration, illustrated by Franzi Paetzold, is called Pet Crazy: A Poetry Friday Power Book (Pomelo… Read more »

“A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” Chinese proverb

Teacher Tuesday

Welcome to Monica Hodges, fellow Washingtonian, and teacher librarian! Thanks for playing along. Let’s dive right in: Please fill in the blank: You should never read and (blank) at the same time. You should never read and drive at the same time, but I have seen people try to do it.  If you were invited… Read more »