Last month, when I shared this poem, "What Happened to Your Book Today" on my blog, I got a note from Susan Dee, a 4th and 5th grade looping teacher in Biddeford, Maine asking if she could share it with her students. Of course! I told her I’d be honored.
Today, she sent me a couple photos that made me cry in the best possible way. Her students put together a classroom display of the poem, along with their artwork celebrating books that were "written just for them."
Thank you so much, Susan, and Biddeford students! Your artwork is absolutely beautiful, and I’m pretty sure I can speak for all the authors whose books you read when I tell you that you guys are the reason we write.