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A Winter Riddle-Ku

It’s almost winter! I find myself writing about the seasons over and over again. I circle back to that topic the same way the seasons themselves circle around each year. That’s so comforting to me. Here’s a riddle-ku from Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons. Can your students

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Riddle-ku by 2nd graders! #PoetryFriday

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Y’all might know I love mentor texts and use them in my own writing a lot. And few things make me happier than when my own books inspire other people to write. That’s why I’m super excited to share these

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A Halloween Riddle-Ku [Poetry Friday]

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Howdy, everyone–thanks for your warm thoughts last week. My sister was briefly out of the hospital but is back in 🙁 The yo-yoing back and forth is wearing her down. Anyway, your kind thoughts here and other social media really

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Winter Haiku from Lion of the Sky [Poetry Friday]

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) I am gob-smacked to share that I have THREE books on the 2020 NCTE Poetry Notables list!   I am so happy! The committee is made up of teacher educators, poets, and poetry lovers, and I know they spent much

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Introducing Lion of the Sky #PoetryFriday

  lie down in whiteness     kick and SWISH and wave your arms            give me winter wings                                        –Laura Purdie Salas, from Lion of the Sky I’m so excited about this book, my third and final poetry collection of the spring!

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Pencil Riddle-ku

Pencil Riddle-ku

Hi, you guys! Since the Kindle edition (you don’t have to have a Kindle to read it, though) of Riddle-ku: Haiku for Very Close Reading, part of my 30 Painless Classroom Poems series, is on sale for 99 cents

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I'm a pencil crop, from Riddle-ku

A Forest Riddle-ku

Hiya, everyone. If you are a subscriber to the blog, you should have received an email notification about this post. My awesome web designer worked with WordPress Support yesterday and got everything straightened out. Thanks! And if you’re not a subscriber but you’d like to be, you can do that

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This Merry-Go-Round [by Laura Purdie Salas]

Happy Poetry Friday! In person today, I’m sharing poetry and picture books with students at two Sheboygan, WI-area schools–fun! Tomorrow, I’ll be presenting at the Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival. If you are going, I hope you’ll find me and say hi! I’m sharing a riddle-ku today:   This merry-go-round spins

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A riddle-ku revision

I already mentioned that the second book in my 30 Painless Classroom Poems series is going to be Riddle-ku: Haiku for Very Close Reading. You might remember that I shared these poems here during National Poetry Month earlier this year. What was cool as I went through editing the riddle-ku

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