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katemessner
Author of 40+ books for kids w/ Scholastic, Bloomsbury, Chronicle, Candlewick. Reader. Explorer. Educator. TED2012 speaker. she/her
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Michele Knott 19h
This really is one of the coolest history books I’ve read. connects the year someone became president with all of the upcoming presidents that were alive at that time. It’s all kind of fascinating! Love the illustrations by
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katemessner 22h
Just reviewed final page proofs for HISTORY SMASHERS: PEARL HARBOR (coming in November!) Here's a peek at one section, where illustrates the story of USS Arizona survivor Glenn Lane.
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katemessner Aug 14
Feeling grateful lately for small things that aren't small at all. Walks in the sunshine. Coffee with on socially distanced blankets at Waterfront Park earlier this week. Cornhole with my mom and dad in their yard. ❤️
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The Horn Book Aug 14
talks tactile toys, getting kids writing, + the Sept/Oct : "I'm about to start my first jigsaw puzzle in at least 50 years... Don’t people worry that they’ll get near the end only to discover a piece is missing?"
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katemessner Aug 13
Hey, authors - Got questions about virtual visits for the new school year? Join me for a workshop! It's based on feedback from 1100+ librarians & teachers - we'll be talking best practices & platforms, budgets, content, & more. .
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katemessner Aug 14
Just in time for learning about the candidates, a beautiful new picture book about the life of Kamala Harris launches this month from the incomparable Nikki Grimes and Laura Freeman! (out August 25 from S&S)
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Dhonielle Clayton Aug 13
Twitterverse Help: Calling Black mapmakers! Anyone know Black map artists looking for work? Drop a link. Please!
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katemessner Aug 13
Hey, authors - Got questions about virtual visits for the new school year? Join me for a workshop! It's based on feedback from 1100+ librarians & teachers - we'll be talking best practices & platforms, budgets, content, & more. .
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katemessner Aug 13
Replying to @margaritapoet
Sending so much love, Margarita.
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Daria Taylor Aug 12
Just finished reading Chirp by from ebook collection. ’s quote on cover is spot on: “The perfect balance of joy, pain, and strength.” Will be adding this to our library collection and sharing it w my girl.
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katemessner Aug 12
Thank you!
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Lisa Brennan Aug 12
This book was MIND BLOWING! Think you know about the history of voting in this country? Guess again. There’s still so much work to be done. This book is necessary in upper el and MG classrooms.
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katemessner Aug 12
Replying to @ElizEulberg
Not an allergy parent but I think for many it depends on the person's awareness of what "nut-free" really means. When I bake for kids' friends w/ peanut allergies, it means a different brand of chocolate chips, sanitized cookie sheets, etc.
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The Horn Book Aug 12
In honor of groundbreaking announcement read collective biogs about groundbreaking women: + review of The Next President by ():
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katemessner Aug 12
Signed copies available via ! If you'd like one personalized for your kid or your classroom, just leave a note in the comments when you order.
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katemessner Aug 12
Replying to @literaticat
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John Schu Aug 12
I’m giving away 2 sets of the 3 books featured during yesterday’s episode of Book Joy Live. RT before 4:00 PM CDT to enter the drawing.
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vtedreads Aug 12
We're back! joins us to talk about books to help students find words for hard things, talking about consent with EVERYBODY, and which type of cricket tastes best. It's Reads!
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katemessner Aug 12
Thank you!
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katemessner Aug 12
Thank you!
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