Welcome, everybody, to my brand new blog!
This blog will focus on a few of the things that I'm most passionate about: reading, writing, and teaching. I'm hoping to create a site that's fun for middle grade readers (ages 9-12) as well as all the adults who teach them, write for them, and love them.
I hope you'll check out the content on the sidebars and the tabs above to read a little more about me and see some of my favorite middle grade books as well as fun ideas for science and math, at home or in the classroom. (This is a work in progress and I'll definitely be adding content in the coming weeks.)
And now for the important part: THE MIGHTY MIDDLE GRADE GIVEAWAY!
I'm kicking things off by giving away copies of ten (10!) of my favorite middle grade books. To enter, do as many of the following as you'd like:
1. Follow this blog! (Click "Join This Site" on the right sidebar.)
2. Follow me on Twitter
3. Tweet about the giveaway/blog launch
4. Follow my writing group blog, Thinking Through Our Fingers
5. Promote or link to this blog on your Facebook account
6. Promote or link to this blog on your blog
For everything you do on the list, you'll earn a comment on one of the posts below. Your comment is your raffle ticket to win that book. You can put all of your tickets on one book that you really want, or spread them out if there are a few that catch your eye.
The contest will end at midnight (MDT) on Monday, October 8, so you have a week to enter.
Good luck, spread the word, and thanks for stopping by!