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46 High Peaks: Cascade & Porter 8.27.15

46 High Peaks: Cascade & Porter 8.27.15

Each New Year's Eve, my family tapes a big sheet of paper to the sliding glass doors in the living room with the words "In (year), I want to..." at ...

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Teachers Write 7.26.15 Focus on Historical Fiction (and a giveaway!)

 It’s Sunday, which means reflection day at Teachers Write and a time to check in with one another on Jen’s blog. It’s also time for a Teachers Write giveaway and ...

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Teachers Write 7. 30.15 Thursday Quick Write with Kekla Magoon

Teachers Write 7. 30.15 Thursday Quick Write with Kekla Magoon

When I read Kekla Magoon's YA novel HOW IT WENT DOWN, I was blown away by the multiple points of view and reached out to ask Kekla if she'd consider ...

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Teachers Write 7.28.15 Tuesday Quick-Write with Mike Jung

Teachers Write 7.28.15 Tuesday Quick-Write with Mike Jung

Our guest author for today's Tuesday Quick-Write is Mike Jung, author of GEEKS, GIRLS, AND SECRET IDENTITIES with Arthur Levine Books. Mike joins us today to talk about something that ...

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Teachers Write 7/27/15 Mini-Lesson Monday with Elizabeth Dahl

Good morning!July has flown by, hasn't it? Are you ready for one more week of writing together? Here's your Monday Morning Warm-Up with Jo Knowles. And our guest author for Mini-Lesson Monday ...

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