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Saturday, February 14, 2009
Special, Special Husband
My husband is something. He moved all of the books out of the left-hand column where they would have stayed for eternity and matched them with the blog entry where they were discussed. Thanks, honey. You are a true Valentine.
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Extra Bloggage: The World According to Jill Davis
NOTE: All photos below to be added to previous posts asap.
Shopping at Harry's in South Bombay
We liked him before we even met him
Yup, the Venice of India
The garden in Udaipur
Dad told me to take this photo, so I did.
The fountain with lily pads
It was a beautiful day, I tell ya.
Garden of exotic hipsters
He was pretty happy here.
The Indian Barbara
It was nice of her to pose for us
Little boy at garden in Udaipur
Pomp and Circumstance
Here we are in caps, gowns, and hooded at Hamline's MFA graduation!
After so much excitement--a moment with my wonderful adviser
Thanks to my devoted husband, Eric, who took pictures, and cheered me on for two years.
Judy Blume on steroids!
Give this book to a teenage daughter, but read it first!
Trumpet of the Swan
E.B. White can even make hatching eggs feel exciting.
The Siren Song
by my writing teacher, Anne Ursu
More books like this for tweens, please!
Judy Blume's big boys book
But he sort of seems like a pervert in this photo. I don't like that too much!
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
These are the books Gus returns to for comfort
Fat Kid Rules The World
About a great kid with huge fears
by Serge Bloch
Shrine to Vincent Kirsch
Featuring Natalie, Naughtily, Forsythia and Chester
The Secret Garden
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Marching For Freedom
by Elizabeth Partridge
by David Almond
Alice in Central Park
Second-grade Book Club PS 87 NYC!
Michelle reads Alice in Wonderland
illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
The Strange Case of the Origmai Yoda
Varda has a wonderful blog
A great approach to writing
from your dreamstate
Are You There God?
It's Me, Margaret
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Jackie Briggs Martin
Of Snowflake Bentley fame!
Mary Logue. my Susan Sarandon
One of my very first workshop leaders
One of my very first workshop leaders-aww!!
Anne Ursu, who I can't wait to get to know better!
The Shadow Thieves is perfect for Lightening Thief lovers.
Claire Rudolph Murphy
The nonfiction guru who captured my heart for so many reasons!
Marsha Wilson Challs
A great singer and dancer, and my first sememster adviser
Her books are terrific and she is a warm light of wonderfulness
Lisa Jahn Clough, our picture book guru
She has a wonderful new book coming from FSG
Liza Ketchum, writer of a new book called Newsgirl
a Vermonter without whom I wouldn't have made it to Hamline!
A writing teacher with an encyclopedia in her head
Jane Resh Thomas
the heart and soul of the program
Marsha Qualey, writer and faculty member
She deconstructed Hey Diddle, Diddle. What an idea!
All Mixed Up by Carin Berger
Also an intro to poetry!
Carin Berger at age ten
what a gorgeous photo of being ten
Dizzy by Jonah Winter
illustrated by Sean Qualls
Sean Qualls is cool
and smart and very humble!
The Blueberry Pie Elf
Who knew this kind of elf existed?
Doesn't this look like a classic?
The Ink Drinker
Great for advanced-beginner readers
Totally Irresponsible Science
Childhood Memories of the War
A very nice introduction for 2nd grade and up
Anne Frank as she wished she always looked
so she could go to Hollywood...
Anne Frank's actual diary
Have you ever seen it?
for teens and adults who love holocaust books
The Book Thief
NYT said: "can be life changing."
The Max in the movie is handsome...
Ethan reads on his bike!
Watch out for the steps, Ethan!
Hula Girl in Riverside at 103rd Street
Does anyone know her?
Here comes a funny superhero!
Sardine--so funny and addictive
Also great for seven year olds--graphic novels from France
When You Reach Me
Great for girls and boys!
The Puzzling World of Winston Breed
Perfect for any puzzle lover!
The inimitable, pancake lover . . .
NATE THE GREAT!
A recommendation for young readers!
The book for every hippie trying to be normal!
Or everyone who is normal that wants to be a hippie!
If you want to write
Once I finish this, I will know everything!
I want this book!
She has the most wonderful MOTH podcast
Yummers by James Marshall
Somebody help. I love this man.
Limericks that POP UP!
by Bennett Cerf. TOO FUNNY!
This is animated in Pete's a Pizza, the CD
Megan Montague Cash makes books with first graders
They all name their animals Bow Wow, just like Megan!
Ellen Levine mesmerizes third graders
Sheis talking about the SF Earthquake of 1906!
Patty Lakin reads from Clarence the Copycat!
"I was a terrible speller!" she says.
Jessie Hartland was our only author/illustrator
She read Clementine in the City and Night Shift
David Lubar is prolific
Great for middle-grade boys, I'm telling you!
Gus loved this one...
I love the jackets...
The Name of this Book is . . .
Gus loved this!
A spread from...
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book
Let them read this to YOU!
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!
Your kids Won't Believe You know!
Love You When You Whine
I am in the middle of this for teens!
my new heroine! I hope I can find her on Facebook!
a MUST READ!!!
The Eleventh Hour
This book is driving my husband insane!
Snowflower and the Secret Fan
This is the desired effect!
Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy
The movie was great if you hadn't read the book!
Gus as silversmith!
Gus and Henry
Outside the silversmith shop in Southampton
Where we met our Silversmith!
The kids voted on this book for their next club meeting, though maybe not this title in the series!
Toys Go Out!
An excerpt was read by a mom. Not sure if it was this one or the sequel!
Helen Keller for early readers!
This chapter book is the perfect introduction to this great American heroine!
How Does the Show Go On?
A terrific book about the theater for kids!
I hope I'll see you on Valentines Day!
Check out the website and find a bookstore near you.
My nine year old is reading this for a project and laughs out loud
This is my twin sister
Just kidding. It' s me.
Too busy to blog?
Special, Special Husband
I am appearing in Larchmont tomorrow!
So Sleepy Story . . .
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