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Book Birthdays Galore!

This fall launches some fabulous new student writing. Ivan Sun and Andrew Li, two spectacular young authors, both now in grade six, are well seasoned. The novels they wrote feature time travelling characters who get wrapped up in mysteries and … Continue reading

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Write On! A Summer Publishing Marathon!

For many years now, each July, I have designed and taught a course called Book Publisher through Summer at St. George’s. Eager young writers and illustrators sign up for a two week adventure into writing, illustrating, editing, designing and publishing … Continue reading

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Hungry for Science is Here!!!!!

I love book birthdays! It makes for an up kind of week with plenty of anticipation! I was up every time I heard anything like a UPS truck approaching; up when my package finally arrived at the door and up … Continue reading

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An “App”etizing New Story to SPARK Your Imagination Released!

I am happy to announce the launch of a new story, “The Eggs-travagant Problem”. It is available all over the world to download as a free learning app. and was illustrated by the talented Scot Ritchie! Produced by Hoda Elatawi … Continue reading

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The Order of Mary Ward and the Power of Words

In October 2017, I was humbled and privileged to receive the Order of Mary Ward from my high school, Loretto Abbey in Toronto, Ontario. It is the highest award that can be given to alumnae and celebrates the values that … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Read Aloud Day

Thursday Feb 1st, 2018 is World Read Aloud Day, a holiday and literacy movement that is celebrating its tenth anniversary across the globe and has expanded from a small, grass roots program into over one hundred countries. Its premise is … Continue reading

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Remembrance…

Remembrance “Flanders Fields the poem of the war, poppies noticed never before.   On our chests, To honour their deaths Help us remember,   Lest We Forget.”   Portion of a poem written by Ivan Sun, one of my students. … Continue reading

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