Dog of Discovery

Did you know that Meriwether Lewis brought a special companion on his adventure to the west coast? He took his Newfoundland dog named Seaman.

Continue Reading May 13, 2009 at 10:57 pm 1 comment

I’m Going to Chautauqua

I received a grant from Highlights to attend their summer conference. I’m so thrilled to have the opportunity to meet people from the publishing world. But July is coming fast and I have so many things to do before the conference. I’m looking forward to a good time.

April 21, 2009 at 3:23 am 3 comments

Stampede

My 6-year-old son’s face turned beet red when I read the poem “Blush” from Laura Salas’s new book “Stampede” to him. Turns out he has a crush on a classmate.

Continue Reading April 21, 2009 at 2:34 am 1 comment

Easter Day

Brandon, my 6-year-old son, was all fired up for the Easter Bunny this year. He made three extra Easter bags out of paper (we go through a lot of paper in this home). One basket was the size of a poster board. What was the Easter Bunny supposed to put in that? Baby bunnies?

Continue Reading April 13, 2009 at 12:32 am

Good Friday Poem

In honor of Poetry month, Jason, my 10-year-old son, and I wrote a poem about Good Friday.

Continue Reading April 11, 2009 at 4:57 am

Texas Library Conference

There has never been a better time to be a teacher, librarian, student, writer. Books abound all around us. Some books are for the sole purpose of entertaining us, while others fill our minds with knowledge and wonder. I like to picture books (no pun intended) as gardens. The more we read them, the faster our knowledge grows.

Continue Reading April 11, 2009 at 4:32 am

Diane Muldrow, Golden Books

My all time favorite Golden Book is “Pokey Little Puppy”. Who can’t relate to five little puppies escaping from their backyard and exploring the world outside their fence.

Continue Reading April 1, 2009 at 4:14 am

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Books We’re Reading

George Washington Carver by Tonya Bolden, Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2008.

Our Abe Lincoln by Jim Aylesworth, Scholastic, 2009

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