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Fergus and Zeke, a new series for beginning readers!

FERGUS AND ZEKE, the first book in my new easy reader series with Candlewick is out today! I'm excited about some great ...

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Book Release Day: Researching RANGER IN TIME: JOURNEY THROUGH ASH AND SMOKE

One of of the things I love to do in my author visits to schools is share the research behind ...

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Teachers Write 7.27.16  Q&A Wednesday

Teachers Write 7.27.16 Q&A Wednesday

Good morning! Got questions about writing?  It's Q&A Wednesday on Teachers Write, and today's official guest author is Hannah Barnaby!Other ...

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Teachers Write 7.28.16 Thursday Quick-Write with Laurie Ann Thompson

Teachers Write 7.28.16 Thursday Quick-Write with Laurie Ann Thompson

Good morning! Today's Thursday Quick-Write shines a light on nonfiction - something our guest author Laurie Ann Thompson does beautifully. ...

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Teachers Write 7.29.16 So Many Sides of a Story with Jen Malone

Good morning! Who's feeling brave this week? It's Friday, which means it's time to check in with Gae on her ...

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