Monthly Archives: May 2015

Phew! and Jacqueline Woodson!!

My last visits were in Port Moody at Heritage Mountain Elementary yesterday. Beautiful school, with amazing bulletin board displays and attentive kids who were keen to participate. Angie (librarian, resource teacher, track coach) who coordinated my visit, was incredibly organized, … Continue reading

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Hero at the 7-11!

Despite my meticulous planning via Google Maps, I got lost driving from Surrey into Vancouver yesterday. All of a sudden the 91N became the 91W, so I exited and pulled into a 7-11 to see if they might have a … Continue reading

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400 Excited Children!

I spent all of today at Khalsa Primary School in Surrey, visiting with four groups of K/1 students – each group had about 100 kids! And they were so much fun! For many of them, Punjabi is the language spoken … Continue reading

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Librarians, Kids and Books, Oh Yes!

I met lots of enthusiastic and energetic readers/writers today – grades 5/6 students at the Cloverdale Branch and grades 2/3 students at the Newton Branch of the Surrey Libraries. Highlights included the girl who, in her sensory writing, described a … Continue reading

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TD Canadian Children’s Book Week – Beautiful British Columbia!

It still tickles me that you can leave your home in Wolfville, NS at 5:30 am and be in Vancouver, BC at 11:30 am (including the four-hour time difference, of course) – but still, that’s pretty fast to go coast … Continue reading

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