“Seuss” the Week!

Forty-four books for children. Forty-four fun-to-read, fun-to-hear, and fun-to-look-at books for kids. Thank you, Dr. Seuss! When I discovered the author had written forty-four books, I began to wonder how many of the books I’ve read; so I went in search of a book list. That’s when things got interesting. What I learned is that…

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Top 5 Things I’d Like to Note from 2013

2013. Just when it was getting interesting—with a surprise Beyonce album, an actual bipartisan budget deal in Washington, DC, and a Boston Red Sox World Series celebration duck boat parade—it’s time to turn the calendar over to 2014.* Here’s a look back at some of the highlights from The Mailbox in 2013. The Mailbox turned…

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Favorite Classroom Themes

Favorite Classroom Themes  This morning, I had my first cup of hot chocolate of the season. It’s finally gotten chilly enough here in North Carolina for a hot beverage in the morning to taste pretty soothing. (Being a Michigan native, I’m all about cold weather—bring on the sweaters and scarves!) “Hot Chocolate” is actually one…

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Chapter Book Giveaway

Are you familiar with the book series The Imaginary Veterinary? I’m only learning about the books now, and I’ve just added them to my list of read-soon books! I’ve been told that these books, in which veterinarians are heroes to animals everywhere—especially mythical, special-needs animals—are stuffed with adventure and high jinks. The chapter books are…

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