Christmas in July

I was searching for a blog topic for today when I stumbled across some interesting information: Today is Clement C. Moore’s birthday. “Who?” you ask. (To be honest, I asked the same thing.) Clement C. Moore (July 15, 1779–July 10, 1863) is the man who wrote, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” which was originally titled,…

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“Holy Squawkamole!” Who Can Resist That Title? (Good News, You Can Win the Book!)

Some book titles just jump out and scream, “Stop what you’re doing and read me NOW!” That’s the reaction I had to Holy Squakamale! Little Red Hen Makes Guacamole (Sterling). Now that I’ve gotten to enjoy this super-cute book, you could be next. One lucky teacher will win the book. (Update: Congratulations to Pamela, our…

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Pool Time!

This Thursday, July 11, is National Swimming Pool Day! What with the hot weather many people are experiencing, I’m thinking this is a holiday we should celebrate every day. And since a lot of us are quite a drive from the nearest body of water, swimming pools are the popular choice for cooling off. So…

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