Author Archives: Samantha


Seven-year-old Clementine does too pay attention, though not necessarily in class.  She’s got more important things to do, like helping her friend Margaret finish cutting her hair in the girls’ bathroom—all the way to stubble—and then cutting off her own … Continue reading

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I read banned books!

It’s Banned Books Week! Hooray! Celebrate your freedom to read — check out one of the many books that people have tried to ban at libraries across the country. Grab a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird, or The Color … Continue reading

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Five Little Monkeys…

I’m in a monkey state of mind this week, so I’m monkeying around with one of my favorite fingerplays, Five Little Monkeys Swinging From a Tree.  If you would like to engage in a little monkey business of your own, … Continue reading

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