Posts Tagged "Elly Swartz"

Smart Cookie: Win a Classroom Set

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 3 comments

  Children’s novelist Elly Swartz thinks educators and school librarians are Smart Cookies. In honor of all you amazing educators, Elly will give away one classroom set of Smart Cookie (Scholastic, Inc.) and a cookie party to one elementary classroom on 1/30/18. TO ENTER tweet using the hashtag #SmartCookieEducator and Elly will add your name to the cookie jar. You can also nominate another educator by including that educator’s handle in the Tweet.     More Information One random entrant will receive 20 hardcover copies of Smart Cookie compliments of Scholastic, Inc., enough...

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Finding Perfect: The Unfolding Identity Project

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, KidLit Tool: Activities for Chapter Books & MG, Theme: At-Risk Youth, Theme: Character Education, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

FINDING PERFECT The Unfolding Identity Project   Best Users: Educators, Librarians, Counselors Best Audience: Children Grades 03-07 ABOUT THE ACTIVITY In the middle grade novel Finding Perfect,  Molly’s view of herself differs greatly from how others perceive her. Although Molly’s OCD makes her situation unique, we are all a little like Molly – who we present to the world is not always in perfect alignment with who we are on the inside. You can help your readers explore the layers of identity – both public and private – with a series of writing prompts.  The responses to the...

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Finding Perfect: Novel Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 8 comments

FINDING PERFECT Middle Grade Novel Giveaway (Past) For Educators, Librarians & Organizations Serving Grades 03-07 We gave away 24 copies thanks to FSG!   ABOUT THE BOOK Finding Perfect By Elly Swartz Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux ISBN-13: 9780374303129 Age Range: 8 – 12 Years To twelve-year-old Molly Nathans, perfect is: —The number four —The tip of a newly sharpened No. 2 pencil —A crisp white pad of paper —Her neatly aligned glass animal figurines What’s not perfect is Molly’s mother leaving the family to take a faraway job with the promise to return in one year....

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