Friend Friday

I had the pleasure of reading Stacey Lee’s Under the Painted Sky in ARC form and was so taken with […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality.
It’s a way of understanding it.

Lloyd Alexander

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Teacher Tuesday

Here’s what I love about this fun quiz — that teachers are sending it on to their friends and colleagues! […]

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Friend Friday

Stephanie Lile and I met through the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts, a really wonderful MFA program sponsored by a […]

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Throwback Thursday

Today is a Day of Remembrance, recalling the date that President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, a slippery slope of […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

I am extraordinarily patient,
provided I get my own way in the end.

Margaret Thatcher

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Teacher Tuesday

Today’s quiz participant is Leigh Anne Eck, a 6th grade ELA teacher at Clark Middle School in Vincennes, Indiana. Leigh […]

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Friend Friday

I have yet to actually meet the lovely Caroline Starr Rose, but I do feel as if I know her […]

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Throwback Thursday

I’m just back from New York, where I was the guest of the New York Historical Society for their Historical […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.James Joyce

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Teacher Tuesday

Please welcome today’s guest, Tara Smith, a 6th grade teacher from New Jersey. We’re dying to know how you would […]

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Friend Friday

What I love most about cyberspace is that it has allowed me to form warm friendships with folks I’ve never […]

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Throwback Thursday

I love this scrapbook that Scholastic created for my character, Piper, in The Fences Between Us, the title that kicked […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine.”from a TED talk by Daniele Quercia

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Teacher Tuesday

Laura Cooper, a teacher at Queen Anne Elementary in Seattle, is today’s guest and one of my favorites so far […]

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You win some and you lose some. . .

So, Seattle in general is feeling a bit down in the dumps right now because the Seahawks did not pull […]

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Friend Friday

I met Stephanie Kammeraad at the Michigan Reading Association Conference on Mackinac Island this past summer. She was there with […]

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Throwback Thursday

Believe it or not, on this day in 1921, Washington state experienced a hurricane! According to one of my favorite […]

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Another Giveaway!

I had so much fun with last month’s Doggone Good Reads giveway, I decided to sponsor one more, this time […]

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Teacher Tuesday

Kimberley Moran is a second grade teacher who lives in Hampden, Maine. She has two children and one very nice […]

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