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About meI teach first grade and I work with teens. I run a galley group and I am very close to having my library/media specialist masters. One day I may even decide to work as a high school librarian. My first crop of first graders will enter high school this fall (2007); I like the idea of being around to make sure that they still are reading. I review YA literature for the Michigan Reading Journal. I taught a graduate YA lit class for GVSU. I have served on the Printz award committee, BBYA, the Teen Read work group. I will also be on the 2009 Caldecott Committee (for books published in 2008). I have a website: http://web.mac.com/edspicer/iWeb/spicyreads/Welcome.html and www.spicyreads.org (which is the same website, but a bit slower on the updating).
About my libraryEventually, I will have all of the books sent to me for BBYA, Caldecott, etc. entered here. The tags are used to show how I have distributed the books.
Favorite authorsSherman Alexie, Laurie Halse Anderson, Tonya Bolden, Nancy Farmer, Russell Freedman, Sonya Hartnett, bell hooks, David Klass, Annette Curtis Klause, Elizabeth Knox, Margo Lanagan, Martine Leavitt, Allison McGhee, Walter Dean Myers, Pam Munoz Ryan, Nancy Werlin (Shared favorites)
Favorite librariesAllegan District Library
Account typeprivate, lifetime
Member sinceAug 4, 2007