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September 20, 2019

When I was younger my grandmother and I spent hours on the beach looking for interesting rocks, shells, and sand dollars. It's no wonder I have what some may call an exploding collection of shells from around the world. Abalone from Japan, Limpets from Scotland, Conchs from the Cayman Isl...

September 16, 2019

Poetry provides a wonderful vehicle to make inferences,

 determine themes, and cite textual evidence in complex,

yet manageable texts. ~ Michelle Schaub

Michelle Schaub is an award-winning children's author. Her children's poetry collection, Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day At The Farmers' Market,...

June 10, 2019

So, I'm shaking things up a bit this week. Good thing it's my blog. I'm going to do a combination interview/book review post on both Monday and Wednesday this week. To start us off, I have the amazing Gayle Krause.

Gayle has served on the Rhyming Revolution Selection Committee, choosi...

May 25, 2018

After interviewing Priscilla, I really looked forward to seeing where her head spun as she looked at the wires between her television and the wall. Throughout our lives we are often in-between things - middle kids between siblings, children between parents, stuck between friends, or like...

March 10, 2017

Trecking trough a blustery, torrentially rainy day, I fought my way to Nina Laden's book launch.  After I dried out, it was a lot of fun. Surrounded by family, neighbors, and friends, Nina shared the origin and journey of this beautiful book.  How it started with a song she sang around th...

November 18, 2016

Discover the poetry anthology - The Best Of Today's Little Ditty, 2014-2015 - featuring 75 amazing poems.

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