Can you believe I
was so fortunate
to see four of my
favorite reading
gurus in one
Kristen, Angie and
I were seated
front and center!!!
NCTE - Nashville -2006
Left to right-Cris Tovani, Franki Sibberson, Mary Hahn, Debbie Miller
Lucy Calkins
making the
rounds at the
Spring Reunion at
University in NYC.  
What a treat!!!   I
was in awe...
Annual All Write Coaches' Trip to NYC
Saying "hi" to Lucy Calkins
All Write Summer Institute 2006
Shipshewana, Indiana
Standing- Left to right-Kristen, Julia, Jane and Mindy- All Write Coaches
Seated- Sara Holbrook, Poet
You get up
close and
personal with
and poets at
the All Write

Fun Photos
Ruth, Tammy,
and Karla (me)
catching the
Metro Subway
to Columbia for
the Spring
Dawn and Staci "say cheese" with author Christopher Paul Curtis
after he signs their copy of "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" at
the All Write Summer Institute in Shipshewana, Indiana.
"Teachers need
to compose life
where reading and
writing matter!"  

~Lucy Calkins
"Every child has
a story to tell, the
question is, will
they tell it to us."

~Lucy Calkins
Colleen Cruz, author and staff developer, talks with
All Write coach, Elizabeth Slain, at the All Write
Summer Institute in Shipshewana.