Monthly Archives: August 2011

Zoe Liked “My Best Friend, Abe Lincoln”

Mr. Robert L. Bloch was kind enough to share his book, “My Best Friend, Abe Lincoln – A Tale of Two Boys From Indiana,” with Squiggly Line Media for a brief review. And since this fictional tale based on historical … Continue reading

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Kids Connect With “Dot”

Yet another brilliant idea, wonderfully executed, that I can take no credit for… Some months ago, toward the end of a brief visit from my nephew, he handed me a stack of small hand-cut paper rectangles and said, “These are … Continue reading

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“This Is Dot” Reviewer Wins Powell’s Gift Card!

Check out the Daily Dose on Powell’s Books to see who won a $20 gift card for reviewing This Is Dot. Many thanks, “S,” for the wonderful review. And thank you, Powell’s Books, for your support!

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Drawing the Line – Where Creativity Begins

This is to anyone who’s ever said, “I can’t draw. I can’t even draw a straight line.” The profound secret I will now reveal is this… Straight lines have almost nothing to do with drawing.  Lines are about character, expression, … Continue reading

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Young Author Spotlight – Travis Keady’s “The Adventures of Jordan the Gorilla” as Reviewed by Zoe

Third-grader, Travis Keady, of William E. Miller Elementary School in Bend, Oregon, published his first book, The Adventures of Jordan the Gorilla, through Nationwide Learning, Inc. with the help of his teacher, Ms. Stampke. Below, Zoe Ansbro offers a peer … Continue reading

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