7:15: Alarm sounds.
7:30-7:50: Franki Sibberson and her Mock Newbery Club call me on Skype to talk about the Newbery Medal. I take them on a tour of my home office, show off my 2014 Newbery shelf, hold up a copy of Brian Selznick's The Marvels, and go on and on about how much I love The One and Only Ivan. They mention Echo, A Fish in a Tree, The War that Saved My Life, and Crenshaw.
Ms. Reed put together this fabulous Animoto video.
10:00-10:30: I call Mr. Colby Sharp and his third graders on Skype to Read for the Record. We...
Did we have fun?
11:00-11:30: A BRILLIANT group of second graders from Grundy Center, Iowa, call me on Skype to talk about books and Read for the Record.
I had a wonderful morning connecting with young readers, teachers, and administrators! Thank you!