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Archive for ‘October, 2013’

Throwback Thursday: Halloween Books from the 80s

When we are visiting at my parent’s house, my kids play with Micro Machines, Polly Pocket and Rainbow Bright while I sneak over to the bookshelf…


PBH Short Story: Memories of Mossy, Our Turtle for a Week

(Our Mossy. More photos of  Mossy’s week with us, and her release, at the end of this post) When introduced to one of my daughter’s dolls,…


Picture Book Idea Month

Picture Book Idea Month. I’m in.   Advertisements


Halloween Treat: Sophie’s Squash is Coming to Town

PAT ZIETLOW MILLER Kids Event October 26, 2013 – 11:00 am Pat Zietlow Miller  Author Talk & Book Signing Community Trick or Treat and Fall Themed…



On Wednesday morning we went to story hour at the library. Our children’s librarian is everything I love about Meg Ryan as the Storybook Lady in…


Literacy 101: Making Connections with Dog Goes to Nursery School

My job as a reading teacher and literacy coach was to help students become active readers, which means I was helping them do things to better…