Nonfiction Monday

Picture Book of the Day

On-The-Go Schwarmas: And Other Middle-Eastern Dishes (Kids Dish)
by Nick Fauchald (Author) and Ronnie Rooney (Illustrator)

Booktalk: From popping pepper hummus to tasty tabbouleh, these kid friendly Middle Eastern dishes will bring everyone to the table.

Snippet: Hummus comes from the Arabic word for chickpeas, the main ingredient in this popular Middle-Eastern dip and spread.

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Chapter Book of the Day

Labor Day (American Celebrations)
by Lynn Hamilton (Author)

Booktalk: Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September, but why do we celebrate it? Find out in this book…

Snippet: On Tuesday, September 5, 1882, the first Labor Day celebrations were held in New York City. About 10,000 workers marched in the parade. They carried signs that read, “Eight Hours for Work: Eight Hours for Rest; Eight Hours for Recreation!”

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Nonfiction Monday

Nonfiction Monday

This week’s Nonfiction Monday Round-up is at Capstone Connect

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September 2011 Online Workshops

I begin new workshops on the first Wednesday of the month.
The September 2011 workshops will begin on Wednesday, September 7th.

Which workshop is best for you?

New to children’s books?
Learn about the different types of children’s books in the Children’s Book Genres Workshop.

Ready to write?
Write and edit your book in the Intensive Picture Book Workshop or the Children’s Novels Workshop.

An online workshop does not have a physical meeting place or classroom hours. You will have 8 weeks to complete the 6 lessons in this online workshop. Turn your lessons in as you complete them, the next day…or on the due date two weeks later.

The September workshop dates are September 7-October 26.

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The August 2011 Carnival Of Children’s Literature

The August 2011 Carnival Of Children’s Literature is online at Great Kid Books.

A special thanks to our host, Mary Ann! Bring your tambourines and join the fun!
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Literary Link

@educationweek: Putting the Common Standards Into Practice Webinar Tues, Aug. 30, 2 p.m. EDT

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Read and Write Sports: Readers Theatre and Writing Activities for Grades 3-8
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