Monthly Archives: November 2013


THE INVISIBLE BOY….. School Library Journal THE 20 BEST OF THE BEST….top picture books of 2103…and our Patrice Barton illustrated one of them!!!  congratulations Patty!!! You will help many ‘invisible’ kids become visible….. “LUDWIG, Trudy. The Invisible Boy . illus. by … Continue reading

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I’ve noticed…..Balance Finding!

With the country in what feels like such IMbalance these days, it was actually a treat to read in PW this week (Nov 18)  about the slowdown in the sales of e-books!  Earlier they’d reported a decline of sales with established publishers … Continue reading

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thank you…..

….from Priscilla Burris and all the artists of the CATugeau Artist Agency!

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I’ve enjoyed all the talk and articles lately about the adoption of the Current Educational Common Core with its emphasis on critical thinking and non-fiction facts by using trade books in our school classrooms.  I thought that was what good teachers were … Continue reading

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