Tag Archives: A to Z Challenge

A to Z: Unplug your imagination

Throughout April, I’m tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. It’s U Day, which means it’s time to address one of my favorite kid lit-related topics: unplugged imagination! I am going to begin with a disclaimer: I … Continue reading

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A to Z: 1,000 steps to child literacy

Throughout April, I’m tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. Today is a catching up on the letter T with a look at the program 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. (Technically this could fall under O for One … Continue reading

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A to Z: Standalones, sequels, and series – What’s coming next from my pen

Throughout April, I’m tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. Today is a three-prong topic: Standalones, sequels, and series. Can you guess today’s letter? Huzzah for alliteration! Breaking the news to my nieces, Sarah and Katy, that … Continue reading

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A to Z: Research as a children’s writer

Throughout April, I’m tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. Technically Thursday was R day, and it’s after midnight on Friday as I write this. But it’s still Thursday to me since I haven’t gone to bed … Continue reading

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A to Z: A third-grade kid lit quilt

Throughout April, I’m tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. I’ve waited all month to make it to Q, just so I could share the best third-grade class project in history. I present to you a post … Continue reading

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A to Z: This month (and this post) is all about poetry

Throughout April, I’m tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. We’ve made it all the way to P, and I’m joining plenty of other bloggers by honoring poetry today since April is National Poetry Month. So let’s take … Continue reading

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A to Z: Out loud is one of the best ways to read

Throughout April, I’m tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. We’re more than halfway through the alphabet. Today is all about O and reading out loud. How do you typically spend 15 minutes? Maybe you spend two … Continue reading

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