Celebrate This Week V

Discover. Play. Build.

Discover. Play. Build.

I’m loving this tradition of finding and sharing celebrations from the week. For more information, check out the CELEBRATE This Week page. We are using the hashtag #celebratelu.


This post, My One In Particular, by Donalyn Miller has been sticking with me all week. It is beautiful.


I can’t wait for NCTE next week! Are you going to be there? Will our paths cross?


Celebrating Writers blog book tour was a lot of fun. A special thanks for the kind words from Franki, Kate, Cathy, Katherine, and Nerdy Book Club.


Kate Messner and friends are planning a Teacher-Author walk at NCTE. Perfect.


This greeted me when I came home tonight. There are some things I love about the Heartland, and harvesting is one of them.

I can’t wait to read your celebrations. Remember to check out another link (or two) and leave a comment.

Oops! I inserted the picture on this post from my phone last night and it looks like it messed up the linky-button code. Please check the comments of the post for links to more celebrations. It looks like it is working now.


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  1. Have a great time at MCTE. Bring back pictures and ideas. I love the harvest. It has been wonderful to see the beginning, the growth, and now the reaping of hard work. It reminds me of the work we are doing with children, always a harvest even if it is small.
    I have enjoyed following your book celebration. I received my copy in the mail and can't wait to have you sign it! Thank you for your kind words. They are filling me with delight.

  2. I will experience NCTE through the posts of all my blogging friends, sigh, so wish I could go, sigh, again. What a fun week it was to follow the book tour through the blogs, it had to make you smile every day.

  3. Ruth, congratulations on your week long celebration of your book. I read most of it while waiting in a doctor's office. Chapter two is just what I need right now in our workshop. Thank you again, for being a mentor and an inspiration and giving us a reason to celebrate.

  4. I am so jealous of all the people who are going to NCTE next week. I was planning to go until I waited too long and then really couldn't afford it. I loved Donalyn's post too. It really made me reflect on the relationship I have with my husband and the way we connect through books also. Thanks for the opportunity to celebrate each week.

  5. I'd love to be in Boston – the conference, the walk, a chat and a cup of tea. I like the minimalistic style of your celebration today.

  6. Jealous of you folks headed to NCTE. I hope you have some marvelous times together like we did last summer at the All Write Conference. And now, I'm off to catch up on the blog tour from last week.