#RaisingReaders Monday (on a Tuesday): Kid Favorites at the Book Fair

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To those of you who noticed that I didn’t get this one out on a Monday – sorry, and thanks for being such dedicated readers that you miss me when I’m off schedule! To those of you who didn’t notice…forget I said anything. I won’t bore you with the homework woes and over-tired kids that took gold in the competition for my time last night!

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Whiny, irrational people in pajamas aside, yesterday was a really fun day for me. For the 2nd year in a row, I volunteered at our elementary school’s Scholastic Book Fair. It was eye-opening in whole new ways now that I am both blogging on literacy issues and working to get published in the world of kid-lit.

Last year, I thought my role was to help kids add up book prices and try not to let them spend all their money on novelty erasers. This year…

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AWARDS OF THE 24th BEST OF AMERICA EXHIBIT 2014

NOAPS - An Alliance of Exceptional Artists Showcasing Outstanding Works of Art in Oil & Acrylic

We had a great week of events leading to the opening of the 24th BEST of AMERICA 2014!

Almost $12,000 in cash and merchandise certificates provided by NOAPS and the numerous sponsors were awarded to artists at the exhibit this year.

NOAPS congratulates all the participants in the show and all the award recipients. We thank all the sponsors

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