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My NCTE & ALAN schedule

TweetI am packing again – this time for a trip to New York City for the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention and the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents. These are the conferences organized and attended by the best of the best English/Language Arts/Literature/Reading teachers *** in the country. They are the smart […]
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Monday madness

TweetThanks to everyone who ignored the gorgeous weather, the Bills game, and the Giants game to come out to the bookstore yesterday. The crowd was much bigger than I thought and I stayed for a very long time chatting and signing. I hope to have some photos to post soon. I have already been working […]
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For teachers of FEVER 1793

TweetI’ve had two notes from teachers who are doing a wonderful job bringing FEVER 1793 to life in the classroom. Debbie Myers writes: Hi! … I am a teacher of the gifted in an intermediate school (grades 4-5) in Martinsburg, WV. I was looking for a good topic to do a class Social Studies project […]
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Excellent

TweetToday was an excellent day. I spoke at Fairport HS in Fairport NY (where Philip Seymour Hoffman went to high school – LOVED him as the writer in State & Main) and Minerva, the 9th grade building. Everyone was mellow and sweet. I think maybe it is because this is the end of April and […]
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Anybody familiar with Los Angeles?

TweetI’ll be in the LA area at the end of March visiting schools. I’ll also be doing a presentation to the public at the Cerritos Library, the evening of March 24th. Two of the schools had to cancel, so I am left with a hole in the schedule. I wish I could use it for […]
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Happy Book News, with vicious rant behind the cut

TweetIt’s official: PROM is available in paperback! ::happy dancing:: PROM was also honored by making VOYA’s Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers (check out the whole list for other great titles). ::more happy dancing:: And FEVER 1793 proudly sits on the 2006 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults List, chosen by YALSA, the Young Adult […]
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