Book Review

Once Upon an Earth Science Book: 12 interdisciplinary lessons to create confident readers got a lovely review in this fall's The Green Teacher. Thanks to my fantastic editor, Rachel Ledbetter, for sharing!

Where to Find Me as the School Year Wraps Up

May 2: Greystone Elementary School; Hoover, AL, Author Visit May 21-22: Washington, DC, Photo shoot for upcoming National Geographic Kids book June 12: Alabama School Librarians Association conference June 13: TASL Road Trip East (tentative) Let me know if you’d like me to add staff development or an author visit for your school or district!

April Newsletter

I sent out my Smore newsletter today. WordPress doesn't let me insert the newsletters directly, so you'll have to click the image below to be taken to the site, if you aren't already bombarded with this in your inbox (and if you'd like to have it sent to you, but aren't getting it, click here … Continue reading April Newsletter

Georgia Children’s Book Awards and Conference on Children’s Literature

If you'll be in Athens tomorrow for the Georgia Children's Book Awards and Conference, I'd love to see you. I'll be presenting twice. At 1:10  I'll be doing STEAM Up-Close: Close observation, close inquiry, close reading--and my friend and non-fiction writing guru Heather L. Montgomery is going to be able to join me (room C). … Continue reading Georgia Children’s Book Awards and Conference on Children’s Literature