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...to have been featured in an article appearing on oaklandnorth.net!
Reporter Karmah Elmusa visited "Take My Word For It!" 's class at Chabot Elementary and also attended our Chabot students' reading the following evening.
For all of the details, read on:
An outfit known as "Mysterious Letters" is making a gallant attempt to reinvigorate the lost art of letter writing.Their plan: to send a hand-written letter to everyone in the entire world. They started in Ireland. Look:
Check out the story below! It is a link to an awesome article discussing the book, "Listen to the Wind," written by Greg Mortenson and Susan L. Roth. "Listen to the Wind" is a picture-book version of the best selling novel, "Three Cups of Tea." Sarah L. Roth's collages are a beautiful way to show, from one kid to another, how one man made a huge difference in a small village.
Have you ever seen and read the awesome website put out by the Office of Letters and Light?
They are the folks who dreamed up and put on NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). www.http://www.nanowrimo.org/.
Each November, they challenge and support adult writers, with lots of humor and panache, in completing a novel in a month.
Their Young Writers Program aids teachers, homeschooling parents and youth librarians in using NaNoWriMo's free curriculum and lesson plans in their classrooms.