April 29, 2010

Thank you, Vicki Erwin, from Main Street Books (a fabulous bookstore – especially if Vicki runs it!) for this link (yes, that’s her in the video. You think they could’ve stuck her name on there, huh?!) KMOV.com Posted on April 27, 2010 at 9:39 PM (KMOV) — You can’t judge a book by it’s cover. Literally. Some…

April 27, 2010

Betsy Bird did an amazing job for my new radio show. I am thrilled that she’s agreed to continue doing it! She even blogged about it – how cool is that?! I couldn’t sleep last night, I was so excited with the show. Despite the fact that my husband thinks I’m insane to add yet another…

April 26, 2010

Today I am doing my first internet radio show via blogtalkradio.com under the umbrella of Robin Falls (a woman who runs a bunch of different radio shows). I will be doing it through her program every 4th Monday of every month, and today, April 26th is my first, at 1 pm Central, 2pm EDT.  I hope you’ll tune in!…

April 25, 2010

My new fave blog is 100 Scope Notes by Travis Jonker. Thanks to him for this very cool link to the spine poetry that people at the Somers Library have posted on Flickr. I’m always trying to figure out ways to get reluctant writers to get excited by writing, and creating something like these spines…

April 23, 2010

Okay, maybe not scooped, exactly, but I gotta take my moments where I can, right? Couldn’t self-delusion be termed positive thinking? 😎However, NPR is my favorite radio station ever so you can imagine how happy I was to hear this story on a book I featured in my April newsletter and brought on Good Morning…

April 22, 2010

This is from my latest newsletter. by Alan Katz Illustrated by Edward Koren 7-10 year olds will love Oops! by Alan Katz, illustrated by Edward Koren. Alan Katz is always funny, as you can tell from the very first poem in this collection – and I always believe funny is a great way to get kids into poetry….

April 20, 2010

Before I had my coffee, I accidentally deleted this! Duh. Sorry for the re-post, but I want it in the archives. I just love that Good Morning Connecticut supports literacy to the point of having me on every month. You can click here to see more of my book recommendation segments. More shows should do this! I got lots…