English Language Arts activities based on The Teashop Girls for your classroom
English language arts activities for The Teashop Girls by Laura Schaefer Grade 5-6 Author Laura Schaefer describes the setting of The Teashop Girls, The Steeping Leaf, in great detail. Begin a story of your own by describing a place you enjoy spending time. Use adjectives and sensory...
Attention Teachers and Principals!
Please contact me if you'd like some English Language Arts or writing activities for your classroom. I'm also interested in donating free books to you. Get in touch, and remember, I am available for half-day school visits. Thank you for all that you do.
New book review at Econkids!
Thank you to Rutgers for this kind book review!
Attention principals, teachers, and school librarians!
I am available for school visits for Summer and Fall 2011. I love coming in to talk to students about: *the writing process and revision *getting published *the life of an entrepreneur My visits can take several...
Did you purchase The Teashop Girls for someone special for the holidays? E-mail me and I'll send you a free signed bookplate. :) There's plenty of time!
New Teashop events!
Be sure to click on the Events Calendar for lots of new Teashop Girls plans! Laura will be at B&B's galore in December. Yay! Here are two blog posts about recent Teashop adventures in Middleton and Milwaukee. Were you there?
New book review!
A big thanks to Write Meg for this wonderful book review.
Discussing courage at the Wisconsin Book Festival
I was honored to participate in the 2009 Wisconsin Book Festival here in Madison over the weekend. I had the pleasure of doing a reading with Claudia G. Martinez, author of The Smell of Old Lady Perfume. We both enjoyed the great questions and engaging discussion with the crowd. Here's a nice...
Would you like a visit from the Teashop Girl herself, Laura Schaefer?
Hello readers, teachers, librarians, bookstore owners, book clubs, and Girl Scout leaders! I am now booking events for November, December, and January and I'd love to come give a talk at your school, library, store, or tea room. I'm available for visits in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and the...
Tea For Twelve by Sarah Linton, age 12
Tea For Twelve: A Cat’s Tale of Gate Crashing a Tea Party by Sarah Linton Juliet sprang lightly off the wall into Rosalie’s garden, her elegant Abyssinian coat reflecting in the rising sun. Normally, a first class house cat like her wasn’t up very early, but today was a...