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Intrigue and Inspire Young Readers

What intrigues and inspires intermediate readers?  In my experience, stories of how others overcome struggles have enormous appeal for this age group. Youngsters know little about history and are often shocked to learn what life was like in the past. … Continue reading

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You’ll Go Batty for Brian Lies’ Books

Author’s Day is always enjoyable. Today, at our school,  we hosted Brian Lies, author and illustrator of some wonderful books for kids. In addition to showing the students pictures of his studio, thick copies of his revisions, and how he creates … Continue reading

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