Colby Sharp and I are grateful for everyone who read Kirby Larson's Hattie Big Sky and participated in last night's book club discussion. Thank you for your thoughtful comments and dedication to children's literature. Below are some randomly selected tweets from the discussion.
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Colby Sharp and I shared these resources during the book club meeting.
Mr. Schu: Random House Kids created a discussion guide.
Mr. Sharp: Please visit Kirby Larson’s website to learn more about all of her wonderful books:
Mr. Schu: A podcast interview with Kirby Larson.
Colby Sharp: Hattie Big Sky has its own website (includes praise, research, excerpts).
Mr. Schu: Kirby Larson reads from The Higher Power of Lucky (won the Newbery Medal the year #HattieBigSky won an Honor) .
Colby Sharp: "Every word has to earn its way into the story." -Kirby Larson
Colby Sharp: Jen Vincent and I discussed Hattie Big Sky.
Mr. Schu: Kirby talks about Fences Between Us.
Colby Sharp: Donalyn Miller reviewed Hattie Big Sky for the Nerdy Book Club.
Please borrow Hattie Big Sky from your school or public library. Whenever possible, please support independent bookshops.