May 12, 2012

You really need to click on these to see the looks on the kids faces. I was asking them to make expressions I then drew on characters in a story we created together. It was a great way to illustrate beginning, middle and end, and the power of imagination and storytelling! Those kids rocked!

January 6, 2012

I was asked to promote this, and even if i hadn’t been asked, I would. Libraries need our help to survive. Do you have any idea how many writers we have now, whose books we adore, who grew up in libraries? Not literally. They didn’t have a bedroom and toys and stuff in the library….

January 4, 2012

Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android   This episode originally aired April 11, 2011   Finally! Library Week is here and I can share all the wonderful mini-interviews I have been recording since January! Enjoy it! In this episode you will listen to songs, jokes, and stories about how libraries and…

June 29, 2011

This is a heartbreaking yet fascinating episode with masters library student and master musician Sarah Parker talk about her inspiring time in Africa working in the Village of Hope teaching kids to read. I hope it inspires you as much as talking to her did me. Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune /…

May 3, 2011

I got a lovely note from a teacher who took the Readers Theater scripts I provided on my site and I think the students did an amazing job! Readers Theaters are just plays the kids can put on while reading their lines…I think this creative teacher put their lines on the insides of the masks!…

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