Posts Tagged ‘J. Patrick Lewis’

Getting to Friday

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by by Jen Bryant

I know, I know . . .  summer went by WAAAY too fast. And now, here we are—in that ambivalent back-to-school mode, one foot in August and summertime, the other in September with its autumn leaves, sweaters, and marching bands. What’s a student—or a parent, or a teacher—to do?   May I suggest?: Do your best from […]

Meet J. Patrick Lewis, U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate

Posted on August 21st, 2012 by by Jen Bryant

You never know whom you’ll meet when you are invited to a book fair in the Midwest. Last July, at the Norfolk, Nebraska Book Festival,  I had the great fortune to spend three days in the company of Pat Lewis—poet extraordinaire, former economics professor, brother, twin, father, grandfather, current Ohioan, philosopher, linguist, and generally nice […]

 

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