*Our third read aloud this year was a new novel for me. It is actually a new book for most of the country.
*After we finished Sticks & Stones by Abby Cooper, and hosted her in our classroom; she left us with her upcoming novel called Bubbles.
*We had such a wonderful visit with Abby for the first book, that we knew we wanted to invite her back once we finished the ARC of Bubbles.
*Abby shared with us how the new novel came to be and shared her writing process with us.
*My students also shared comments and asked questions about Bubbles.
*One highlight might have been sharing our yellow and purple cupcakes with Abby. I thought about doing "pancakes" but that got a bit complicated for the classroom. If you are wondering why pancakes, you will know once you read this story.
*We enjoyed Bubbles just as much as we did Sticks & Stones and can't wait to see what she comes up with next.
*Here is a look into our awesome time with an awesome author...