REVIEW: ASHLEY SPIRES – THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING

  How does something become magnificent? One regular girl and her canine assistant work together to answer this question in Ashley Spires’ book,┬áThe Most Magnificent Thing (Kids Can Press). One day, the girl has a wonderful idea. She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just what it will look like. She knows just how it will work. All she has to … Continue reading REVIEW: ASHLEY SPIRES – THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING

INTERVIEW: Taylor Mali is Metaphorically Yours.

Taylor Mali is one of the best known poets of the last decade. He’s been a part of seven national slam poet teams, four of which have won the competition. He spent nine years as a middle school teacher, and worked to create 1000 teachers through poetry, finally hitting the mark in April of 2012. He has written two books, put out four CDs, and … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Taylor Mali is Metaphorically Yours.