Today’s VerseDay post is at One a Day YA and will feature book reviews of middle grade and YA novels in verse.
MARTIN AND MAHALIA: HIS WORDS, HER SONG By Andrea Davis Pinkney Illustrated by Brian Pinkney Little, Brown 2013 This book moves me to tears every time I read it. The beauty of the words and the illustrations feel like a song and celebration. The Pinkneys have woven two important people with amazing gifts together […]
It’s almost Christmas. There will soon be lots of wrapping paper all over my floor. But my favorite gifts of 2012 are not under the tree. No, I didn’t invent a way to insert more time in my day, but I have a very supportive husband who gives me time to write. I usually write […]
Check out some of the new resources for writing teachers. Professional Books The Writing Thief by Ruth Culham This new book on using mentor texts in the classroom is full of great ideas for using mentor texts in the classroom. In the fall, Ruth, Kate Messner, Lisa Yee, and Varian Johnson did a free webinar […]
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