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Clara Barton

One of my women’s history road trips was to photograph the schoolhouse in Bordentown, NJ, where Clara Barton, who was born on 12/25/1821, taught from 1852-1854. The city “fathers” didn’t support her idea of educating children in a free school, … Continue reading

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PS 174

Yesterday I visited the fabulous students in Marie Russell’s 4th grade class at PS 174. These are the youngsters who, as 3rd graders, critiqued Too Old for a Babysitter, which is now available in all eBook formats, with a shout … Continue reading

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Sophie Update

It’s been a good year in second grade for Sophie.  I visited her class several times: for an author visit to talk about doing research & writing; on “Biography Day”  the culmination of a research/writing/speaking project when Sophie & her … Continue reading

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