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How I Like To Read

A reading experience isn’t just reading the words on the page or falling in love with the cover or having a floppy paperback that is easy to bend without breaking the spine. 703 more words

If We Were Having Coffee... Reading and Blog Award!

Today’s post is a part of the Weekend Coffee Share, graciously hosted by Part Time Monster every weekend. A time for us to come together, share a cup of coffee (or our beverage of choice) to share some of what is going on in our lives.   524 more words

Heart wrenching YA 4.5 Star Read

Note to self:

Once again, remember when 2790 readers rate a book 4.5 stars, it’s gonna be worth my time.

Why I’m ever skeptical is beyond me. 298 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I REALLY want to meet

Every week The Broke and the Bookish  hosts the “Top Ten Tuesdays” a great blog-hop for readers to reflect on their “Top Ten” 369 more words


paus(ed): Sharing the World through Paired Texts

In my work with the San Antonio Writing Project, I needed to spend some time with student groups on paired texts. The necessity of doing this work now is, of course, related to the dratted test, but I made the decision not to use pre-fabricated testing materials to teach students about how to negotiate two related texts.   969 more words


The Power of Reading

Read my child

as much as you can

Read about other people

in far away lands

for it will expand your mind

and your heart… 84 more words