Update as of Monday, November 13, 2012...
Linda of TeacherDance is the winner of the book - I, TOO, AM AMERICA.
Congratulations to you, Linda!
"As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else."
If you are looking for a way to help teachers and children whose classrooms and libraries have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy, please consider this donating to Literacy Lifeboats, an initiative with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project to help replace classroom libraries, easels, rugs, and all manner of things that help children connect with books, worlds, and healing words. Join Naomi Shihab Nye, Tomie DePaola, Lucy Calkins, Lois Lowry, Avi, and many of your other favorite authors who are helping rebuild classrooms and libraries. Click here for more information, and please pass this along. Thank you!
Election Day is over. May our country work and grow in the way of peace.
Here are a couple of poems to think about from The Poem Farm archives.
Please just leave a comment on today's post to be eligible to win a copy of this important book. I will draw a winning name on Saturday and will announce the winner here and on The Poem Farm Facebook page!
Thank you, Jane, for your generous book donation!
If you will be at NCTE next week, please come to our Saturday poetry panel about where poems come from. There will be many Poetry Friends there...and I can't wait!
Ed DeCaria is hosting today's Poetry Friday roundup over at Think Kid, Think! Stop by to see his cool Poetry Friday table of wonders...
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