Tag: DEAR EARTH…from your friends in room 5

Happy Poem in your Pocket Day = Mather Heights Elementary 2nd grade Blog Takeover!

Did you know that today is Poem in your Pocket Day? We wrote poems about Earth when we zoomed with author Erin Dealey on Earth Day, and we are taking over her blog to share them with you. Our poems are on display at our school: We learned to write a “First Line/ Last Line”… Read more »

4th & 6th grade Poems for #EarthDay, #PoetryMonth and #Peace, from Del Dayo Elementary –> Blog Takeover part 2

We’re ba-ack! Remember our Del Dayo Elementary Blog Takeover a few weeks ago? It all started with our Author Day zooms with Erin Dealey. We learned that Writing is NEVER wrong–and it’s not as painful as we thought…. (It’s kind of cool.) We wrote SO MUCH and we wanted to share our poems, so here’s…

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Happy #TeacherAppreciationWeek –month, YEAR! + FREEBIES

Just like #EarthDay should be EarthYEAR, Teacher Appreciation Week should be 365 days 24/7 –right? Shout out to ALL of the teachers and librarians who stepped up to make learning fun and meaningful in the last 14 months. Who’s with me? Pandemic or not, these amazing, dedicated, nurturing humans did NOT stop. Look at this… Read more »

DEAR EARTH… (+ Erin Dealey) from the 5th graders in Room 3A & Portable E !

It’s blog takeover time–hooray! The 5th graders in Room 3A and Portable E saw Mrs. Pete’s class blog takeover  and asked if they could do one too. What fun to zoom and play with words and talk about writing! Here’s what they had to say:  Dear Erin Dealey, We read your new book, DEAR EARTH…From… Read more »

Cover reveal: DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room Five

I’m so excited to share this cover reveal of our next picture book, DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room Five (Harper Collins, Dec. 1, 2020), with art by Colombian illustrator Luisa Uribe. Pre-orders have begun: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780062915320   Endless thanks to our amazing Executive Editor, Tamar Mays, and the fabulous team at Harper Collins! Isn’t it… Read more »