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Rainbow colored men, ‘boom’ blankets, and interrobangs: These stories are worth a read

What do rainbow men, “boom” blankets, and interrobangs have in common? The answer may not be clear, so I’ll give you a hint: They’re elements among the winning stories in the Sarah & Katy essay contests. While the answer to … Continue reading

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Illinois teachers, here’s an essay contest for your students

As a change of pace, instead of asking elementary school students to read, I’m asking them to write. I’m excited to announce the inaugural Sarah & Katy essay contests. Two contests are open to third- and fourth-grade students in Illinois: … Continue reading

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