Tag Archives | Poetry

Guest Blogger: Thanhha Lai

I do not consider myself a poet. I do read plenty of poetry but am trained in prose. After all, I started my writing life as a journalist, on the police beat. Very little time was devoted to crafting just the right phrase; mostly I was panicking to make deadline.

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Blog tour: Ron Koertge

I’d never written anything quite like Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses. It is, after all, a collection of fairy tales. And what’s a seventy-two year old man doing fooling around with fairy tales?

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Nick’s Picks: Thematic Booklists, Literacy Connections

In this month’s post, we highlight some useful thematic booklists from a variety of professional sources. Please note that the TeachingBooks.net display of the instructional materials and websites has changed. We’ve added cover images; information on each title can be tapped by rolling over the pictures. We hope you’ll agree that our snazzy new design […]

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Guest Blogger: J. Patrick Lewis

First: If anyone tells you that writing is easy, you have my permission to remind him or her that if writing were that easy, everyone would be doing it. What I do (almost) every day is play with words. I love it, couldn’t live without it. But the “playing” part is a bit of a […]

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Guest Blogger: Janet Wong

TeachingBooks.net is delighted to welcome award-winning author Janet Wong as our featured guest blogger. Each month, we ask one distinguished author or illustrator to write an original post that reveals insights about their process and craft. Enjoy! Janet Wong on A Book That Matters by Janet Wong I could write a book every month; and now, in […]

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