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THE TEMPLETON TWINS HAVE AN IDEA by Ellis Weiner

THE TEMPLETON TWINS HAVE AN IDEA                     Written by Ellis Weiner Illustrated by Jeremy Holmes Hardcover: 232 pages Publisher: Chronicle Books (August 15, 2012) ISBN-10: 0811866793 ISBN-13: 978-0811866798 Grades 4-7   From the publisher: “Suppose there were 12-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, (respectively), John and Abigail Templeton. Let’s […]

The Value of Listening

I serve 740 6th-12th graders as the sole campus librarian at one of those schools Alan Sitomer referenced in his nerdybookclub post a few weeks back: high poverty, high crime rate, entirely minority population. Most of my kids live just a few blocks from school, in either the Mayfair or Paradise housing projects, which, along […]