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Introducing our Teachers Write 2018 Guest Authors!

Teachers Write is a free, online summer writing camp for teachers and librarians. This summer, our program runs from July ...

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KidLit Cares: Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Watching the heartbreaking news out of Texas the morning and thinking of friends & readers in the path of Hurricane ...

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Dear Grace: Climbing Dix Mountain on August 14, 2017

Dear Grace,* While lots of people hike the Dix Range in a day, my hiking partner and I decided we'd rather ...

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Teachers Write 8.4.17 A Friday Farewell

It's hard to believe that our four weeks of writing together are winding down already, but please know that even ...

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Teachers Write 8.3.17 Thursday Quick-Write with Alicia Williams

Ready for your final Thursday Quick-Write of the summer? Our guest author today is the brilliant Alicia Williams, whose debut ...

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