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Author Archives: Shala Howell
Look, Mom, someone I don’t know yet read my book! Continue reading
I can tell my daughter is growing up because she’s starting to experience a bit of emotional turbulence again. She knows we love her regardless, but sometimes she’s not sure about our cat, Canelo. He is not always patient with … Continue reading
Looks like my daughter’s been reading Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci again. Related Links: Book Review: Blockhead by Joseph D’Agnese (Caterpickles)
Oh my goodness, it feels like forever since I’ve done one of these. I may have failed to tell you about The Ten-Year-Old’s reading life, but that life has been rich and full of books nonetheless. Let’s see if I … Continue reading
We are missing our friends and family in Chicago today, so thought I’d post this picture from our last visit to the Field Museum this past summer. Related Links: More Wordless Wednesday on Caterpickles
While we were at lunch last week, The Ten-Year-Old’s mind turned to fractions, as fifth grade minds are prone to do. She had learned in school that the top number in a fraction is called a numerator, while the bottom number is the denominator, so naturally she wondered what the little line in the middle was called. Continue reading
I’m having a BlackFriday sale! Now through Cyber-Monday, you can get my new book, What’s That, Mom?, for 20% off (Amazon only). Continue reading
No, seriously. We still have flowers here. Posting may be erratic for a bit, due to unpacking + NaNoWriMo + Thanksgiving (we’re hosting this year, so unpacking feels both urgent and important). Related Links: More Wordless Wednesday on Caterpickles Remaining … Continue reading
Last week, as I was sitting down for a bit of pre-dinner reading, I had what I thought was a bout of dizziness. Then one of my books toppled over, and I figured out that what was actually rocking me in … Continue reading