This special day “calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories.” For teachers, librarians and other educators, it has come to be a week-long celebration of sharing stories through Skype and Google Hangouts.
Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)
As I was preparing this post, my daughter said, “Mommy, you always read LOUD!”
She’s right. So if you’d like a LOUDMOUTH to read to your class on World Read Aloud Day this March 4th, look no further.
I’m offering free, 20-minute Skype sessions throughout the day. I’ll read my picture book THE MONSTORE, answer questions from your students, and give everyone a sneak peek of my upcoming books, I THOUGHT THIS WAS A BEAR BOOK and LITTLE RED GLIDING HOOD. I’ll also wear the jammies of your class’s choosing. (I’ve got five awesome pairs from which to choose.)
Kindergarten classes from Mahomet, IL tried to predict what jammies I’d wear.
If you’re interested, email me at tarawrites at yahoo dot com. Suggest a time (be sure to include your time zone so I can calculate if I’m living in the future or the past) and I’ll book you! If…
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