Tag Archive: Joyce Sidman

Author Spotlight: Joyce Sidman

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This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Writers & Writer’s Programs 2015 Conference where I was able to hear many different writers speak about their work. One of… Continue reading

Tracey’s Favorite Nonfiction of 2013

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Here’s my second of three lists of my favorite 2013 titles.  Check back tomorrow for my favorite picture books. ELEMENTARY NONFICTION Henri’s Scissors by Jeanette Winter. 9781442464841. 2013. Gr K-3. Though this picture… Continue reading

Using Poetry Books as Writing Examples

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When I was in school—whether elementary or secondary—I did not like writing poetry.  The worst part was that I could never think of what to write about.  Not that there wasn’t anything to… Continue reading

A Dozen (or so) Great Picture Books, 2011

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I just spent another agonizing day of narrowing a list of great books down into a manageable, bloggable list.  This time I started with over 50 wonderful picture books, and I tried my… Continue reading