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Fun on Friday: CATWALK by Deborah Gregory AND A Back 2 School Quote by Kiely Williams of The Cheetah Girls

As a full-time working mom, PARTYING has not been on my top 10 list of Things To Do - unfortunately - although I must say it is something I LOVE to do. Anyway, at a recent industry party I had the absolute pleasure of meeting  The Cheetah Girls creator and the oh-so-purrrlicious,  Deborah Gregory. Her latest and furrily-fun, book, CATWALK (Delacorte [...]

Fun on Friday: CATWALK by Deborah Gregory AND A Back 2 School Quote by Kiely Williams of The Cheetah Girls

As a full-time working mom, PARTYING has not been on my top 10 list of Things To Do - unfortunately - although I must say it is something I LOVE to do. Anyway, at a recent industry party I had the absolute pleasure of meeting  The Cheetah Girls creator and the oh-so-purrrlicious,  Deborah Gregory. Her latest and furrily-fun, book, CATWALK (Delacorte [...]

Election Tools For Your Classroom

As we draw nearer to election 2008, I am sure teachers will be scouring the Web for resources. Summer is indeed, over! So my goal with post is tocreate a growing list of links and descriptions. You can never have too much, so feel free to add yours too. 1) This year, Google is working [...]

Election Tools For Your Classroom

As we draw nearer to election 2008, I am sure teachers will be scouring the Web for resources. Summer is indeed, over! So my goal with post is tocreate a growing list of links and descriptions. You can never have too much, so feel free to add yours too. 1) This year, Google is working [...]

Everyday People: The Picnic Basket by Deborah Sloan

One of my Jacketflap friends, Deborah Sloan, sent me the following email last week and it’s too good and too yummy to keep ALL to myself.  Hi Amy. As someone who works with librarians, I thought you’d like to know about the recent launch of  The Picnic Basket where school and library professionals taste new and forthcoming [...]

Everyday People: The Picnic Basket by Deborah Sloan

One of my Jacketflap friends, Deborah Sloan, sent me the following email last week and it’s too good and too yummy to keep ALL to myself.  Hi Amy. As someone who works with librarians, I thought you’d like to know about the recent launch of  The Picnic Basket where school and library professionals taste new and forthcoming [...]

Fun On Friday For Fairies

From my inbox… Calling all fairies! Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Triangle (Broadway and 66th), NY, will be hosting a fairy gathering on Friday September 12th at 4:00 PM. Children’s author Bobbie Hinman will be reading and signing her award-winning book, The Knot Fairy, along with her newest release, The Sock Fairy. If you have ever [...]

Fun On Friday For Fairies

From my inbox… Calling all fairies! Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Triangle (Broadway and 66th), NY, will be hosting a fairy gathering on Friday September 12th at 4:00 PM. Children’s author Bobbie Hinman will be reading and signing her award-winning book, The Knot Fairy, along with her newest release, The Sock Fairy. If you have ever [...]

Heavy Backpacks: Blues 2

Yes, it’s back-to-school shopping time. But before you head out to buy a backpack for your kid(s), do consider a recent comment from a high school reader.  In response to:  The Backpack Blues Emily commented: I’m a highschooler, and I’ll bet I carry around 25-30 pounds of books/binders in my backpack. I only weight 100lbs, so [...]

Heavy Backpacks: Blues 2

Yes, it’s back-to-school shopping time. But before you head out to buy a backpack for your kid(s), do consider a recent comment from a high school reader.  In response to:  The Backpack Blues Emily commented: I’m a highschooler, and I’ll bet I carry around 25-30 pounds of books/binders in my backpack. I only weight 100lbs, so [...]