Dear Alison and friends,It's that time of year again...Time for the New Adult Scavenger Hunt!!!!!
Welcome to the New Adult
Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was inspired as a way to give
readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite
authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! **KIM BONUS: I included my own RAFFLECOPTER GIVEAWAY at the bottom. Don't forget to enter to win some free books!! At this hunt, you not only get
access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt.
Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize–one lucky winner will receive
one book from each author on the hunt in my team!But play fast:
this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online
for 96 hours! Go to theNew Adult Scavenger Hunt page to find out all about the hunt. There are TWO contests going on simultaneously, and you can
enter one or all! I am a part of the Green Team–but there
is also a Blue Team for a ch…
We had fun with Bomi Park's gorgeous FIRST SNOW last week. We used the book as a mentor text to explore personal narratives and poetry. We also explored watercolor resist techniques. (We also made a mess-- which is kind of my modus operandi during writing workshop. Sorry, Kelley!)
I used the sentence starter from the jacket copy: Look up. One flake falls, then another. And just like that—it's __ __ __ __ __ __ __ .
The kids worked cooperatively at their table groups to discuss what word might fill in the blank. I love hearing them chat. "Well it is a snowflake because 'one flake'." Followed by: "No. It has seven letters, snowflake has nine." And: "It is an action. A-- what's that called-- a verb because it is something falling." Eventually we filled in the blank by using spelling clues to check our thinking, which might not sound like a whole lot of fun, but spelling is awesome and totall…
Today is the day! STARR LOST, BOOK 2 of the STARR FALL SERIES is only... and I need your help. I've purchased ads from some major social promoters, and if all goes well, STARR LOST will make it to the bestselling list. Amazing things happen to authors and their books when they make the Bestselling list, so if you could purchase a copy or two (or three) for 99 cents it'll help hurl me to the top.