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Spring Senses – The In Just Spring Contest

The Contest:  Write a children’s story, in poetry or prose, maximum 350 words. The story must be about something that really says “SPRING” to you and the only other requirement is that the last line must be “[Character Name] knew Spring was really here!” or “[Character Name] knew Spring … Continue reading

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While You Were Sleeping – Perfect Picture Book Friday

A related preempt to today’s perfect picture book is, for those that missed the announcement on Monday, I have been selected as part of this year’s CYBILS round 2 panel for judging the category of fictional picture books. I am … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday – Red Sings from the Treetops

Red Sings from Treetops – a year in colors by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski Published by Houghton Mifflin, 2009 Ages: 4-8 Themes: colors, seasons, poetry Honors/Awards Received:  2010 Caldecott Honor Award Claudia Lewis Poetry Award Minnesota Book Award … Continue reading

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