I knew first graders expected to learn to read. Furthermore, because they were six, they expected to learn right now! Continue reading How Eric Carle helped me keep a promise
If this sounds familiar, you’re right. I published it back in May, but thought I’d re-post today. Libby’s story of how she spent the morning of September 11 is very nearly my story. Again, writing what I know. Continue reading Friday Field Trip: City Cafe’ & Bakery
In my novel, Us, Now and Then, the fictional Libby McCormack gets her first teaching job at the very real … Continue reading Friday Field Trip: Edith W. Fritsch Elementary School
I have been fortunate to volunteer in my granddaughter, Olivia’s classroom since she started school. Every year, every teacher has … Continue reading My first author Q&A was with fourth graders. That still counts, right?
Three cheers for Carson City, Nevada author, Teri Case on her debut novel! I was lucky enough to receive it … Continue reading Book Report: Can you make room for hope, faith, and opportunity?
“It is not long life I wish for—it is to complete what I have to say about the world I found around me from boyhood to old age.” Continue reading Book report: Pat Conroy sends great love