This is a wonderful post from an excellent teacher!
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. –Dr. Seuss-
I remember Katie von Campe like it was yesterday. She was a “Mighty, Mighty Mustang” in my summer camp group. That was the year, the summer, that Harry Potter was new, popular, and a big deal. Katie was a reader. She brought her brand new Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone book to summer camp. We read!
Recently, Katie was featured in our school’s publication “Look Who’s Soaring Now!” about former students.
Katie was the featured alumna. She graduated from Amherst College in Massachusetts and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Children’s Literature, and an MFA in Writing for Children, from Simmons College.
Katie, I’m not surprised at all. I could have guessed when we read Harry Potter.
To my delight, here is what…
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