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Melissa Guerrette
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Author Visit: Loree Griffin Burns
The truth is this: I have only ever had incredibly powerful and positive author visits at Oxford Elementary School, and I'm happy to talk about any of them. If you are lucky enough to host authors at your school, you probably already know that every visit--...
Author Visit: Loree Griffin Burns
Author Visit: Loree Griffin Burns
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Authors for Earth Day: Authenticity at it's Best
When learning takes place within a truly authentic context, students will soar. Our upcoming author visit has been scheduled for more than a year, but just a few months ago, writer-friend Loree Griffin Burns reached out to me with a twist she had been think...
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Author Visit: Erin Soderberg Downing
I remember when I first sent Erin Soderberg Downing the message that Oxford Elementary School would be reading The Quirks: Welcome to Normal   for OES Reads, our whole-school community book this year. Erin's excitement about this news matched mine. I rememb...
Author Visit: Erin Soderberg Downing
Author Visit: Erin Soderberg Downing
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Bat and the Waiting Game Blog Tour
I love the idea that readers make friendships with characters they meet in the books they read. Sometimes when I read a book, I meet a character who I think would enrich the lives of all of my students. I think all of our readers should be friends with Bat....
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Nibbles of my First Book Tasting
Preparing food for other people makes me nervous. I worry about everything, from taste to presentation. Will they eat it? Will they like it? Will I be bringing home an empty dish licked clean or a platter that has hardly been touched? (Believe me, I've been...
Nibbles of my First Book Tasting
Nibbles of my First Book Tasting
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What Happens at the Campground...
...becomes rich story material for Maine author Tamra Wight 's Cooper and Packrat series.  Today marks the release of  Mystery of the Bear Cub , Book 4 in the series. The ecological mystery-adventure series, published by Islandport Press  and illustrated by...
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Author Visit: Writing Workshop with Linda Urban
I sit at a table in my classroom, side by side with my students. Our workspace is layered with notebooks and index cards and black Flair pens and their covers. The students hands--and mine--scrawl a memory onto our pages. I'm finding myself transported to B...
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10 Reasons You Need It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk
The students at my school--and their teachers, too--have been waiting anxiously for a new picture book that publishes today. Today is the release day for It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk , a hilarious new take on a traditional fairytale, written by Josh Funk...
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York: The Shadow Cipher Blog Tour
Sometimes you get an invitation that feels like a privilege. That's how I feel about being the last stop on the Blog Tour for York: The Shadow Cipher , the upcoming alternate-history middle grade novel by Laura Ruby that publishes May 16. I'm thrilled to ad...
York: The Shadow Cipher Blog Tour
York: The Shadow Cipher Blog Tour
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Posted Blog Tour
I remember middle school well. Or, parts of it anyway. It strikes me as a time when I was especially impressionable and believed about myself what others told me about myself--they defined me more than I worked to define myself. Middle school wasn't without...
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Posted Blog Tour
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