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  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    Grandpa Ephraim’s last wish was for Micah to have the chance that he himself had lost. He had asked the Lightbender to teach him to use his magic; he had asked him to take Micah to Circus Mirandus. “I
    Note: Ah...the wish revealed. Been reading nonstop to find out! #booktweeps @beasleywrites
  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    “Dear, dear Ephraim. Could you not have asked me for a smaller miracle?”
    Note: Oh dear. Crushed. #booktweeps
  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    “Victoria
    Note: Learning something is up with Micah's grandma, but don't know what. Building suspense! #booktweeps
  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    Ephraim was sure that even his toes were blushing. Say something, he told himself. Say
    Note: #booktweeps @beasleywrites Word choice, love it!
  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    all the mothers of all the soldiers in the world had checked their clocks and realized that their children had been out playing for too long.
    Note: #booktweeps Liz, found this. Earlier you shared. Now I understand better. Stated beautifully.
  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    “Hmmmkay?” It was a good sound in his opinion. It might have meant yes, and it might have meant no, but it satisfied Jenny. She went back to her notes. As
    Note: Giggling at this. #booktweepa
  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    He could still taste the words in his mouth, and they tasted like the truth. He
    Note: The word choice, right on! ? #booktweeps
  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    “Of course I’ll be back by then, Harriet. This thing can’t drag on forever, and I’ve already got everything sorted out here. I’ll be on the way home before you know it.” It’s
    Note: Ugh! Crystal clear here that the aunt is just putting in her time! #booktweeps
  • amy shared from Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
    But even those two were basically chocolate cakes and warm sweaters on the inside. Micah’s great-aunt, Gertrudis, was not. He washed a pink china teacup for the third time that Sunday afternoon while she loomed over him. She clucked her tongue, and he scrubbed the cup until he worried the painted roses might fade right off. On the inside, Aunt Gertrudis was probably cough syrup. She
    Note: Great description of old ladies & aunt...chocolate vs cough syrup #booktweeps @beasleywrites
  • amy shared from Inevitable: Mass Customized Learning by Beatrice McGarvey, Beatrice McGarvey
    Feedback is best and most powerful when it is specific rather than general, provided in the here-and-now, modeled by a learning coach, and when it provides the learner the opportunity for a quick second try.
    Note: Effective feedback
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