The t-shirts were fun designs with ducks stacked in a "pile" and all reading books. Here is a picture of the cutest four children (in Nevada and beyond) wearing their shirts. From left to right: E.J. (age 6), Marissa (age 2 mo), Kylie (age 4), Kaydence (age 2).
In Nevada I gave a keynote address : What Does a Sixteen-Foot Gazoo Have to Do with Reading? and on the following day provided workshops showcasing great new books from 2006: 25 Best Books—Meet Marvelous Mattie, Owen, Mzee, and More; and Authors in the Kitchen: Connecting Books from Little Red Hen to Gator Stew (Feb. 24)
The Following week I was in Wichita, Kansas presenting four workshops for SDE for the first grade conference being held here.
- Top 25 Best New Books for the First Grade Classroom
- Poems, Prose and People-First Grade
- Picture Books and Six Trait Writing-First Grade
- Reading Across the First Grade Curriculum