Global Read Aloud Week Six Video - The End!

It seems like the GRA17 just got started & now it's Week Six! Thanks to everyone who participated, especially all of you who sent in questions. After watching this week's video, please read the post below for links, information, and a special Fenway #3 PREORDER opportunity!

If you didn't hear your question answered, click HERE to see my written reply in the comments section of last week's post.

To play The Fenway And Hattie Game on a Mac or PC, click HERE. (Please note that the game doesn't play on mobile devices.)

If you'll be at NCTE in St. Louis next week, please join me at the Penguin Young Readers booth #626 on Friday, Nov. 17th from 5:00-5:30PM. I'd love to say thanks in person and sign a copy of Fenway's 2nd adventure for you!

 

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SPECIAL OFFER!!!

 

Exciting news! Teachers who preorder Fenway's 3rd book by December 15, 2017 can enjoy exclusive secret access to a new series of writing videos I'm creating just for elementary students!

This offer is only available NOW through DEC. 15, 2017!

FENWAY AND HATTIE UP TO NEW TRICKS is coming on Jan. 2nd, 2018 and is available to preorder NOW. Click HERE for book & preorder information.

To learn how you can bring me to your school for an author visit, please click HERE. To order SIGNED copies of FENWAY AND HATTIE or FENWAY AND HATTIE AND THE EVIL BUNNY GANG from my local bookseller, Henry Bear's Park, click HEREFree shipping within the US for orders of 7 or more. 

Please keep in touch! Follow me on twitter or instagram @victoriajcoe or send me a message any time by clicking CONTACT in the main menu of this web site.

To re-watch or catch up on all the GRA17 videos, please click below:

WEEK ONE

WEEK TWO

WEEK THREE

WEEK FOUR

WEEK FIVE

Many thanks to everyone who took part in GRA17 and made it so magical! You all rock!

Global Read Aloud Week Five Video

I'm excited to share my FIFTH weekly Q&A of the 2017 Global Read Aloud!

Click HERE if you didn't hear your question answered. My written response is in the comments section from last week's video.

For more information about the Museum of Science, click HERE. For info about the Design Challenge program click HERE. For the MOS's FREE Engineering Units for elementary schools, click HERE. For a complete guide to all the Engineering for Elementary units, click HERE.

For information about hosting me at your school for an author visit, please click HERE. To order SIGNED copies of FENWAY AND HATTIE from my local bookseller, Henry Bear's Park, click HERE. Free shipping within the US for orders of 7 or more. 

Have you heard the FENWAY AND HATTIE *songs*?!?! Watch & listen to Mr. Griffin & the third graders at St. Thomas More School in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada perform songs inspired by Chapter 9 (HERE) and Chapter 14 (HERE).  

To watch my dog Kipper eat a treat, click HERE. For more information about dogs and their cognitive abilities, check out INSIDE OF A DOG (Jr. Readers Edition) by Alexandra Horowitz

For info about my author friend/collaborator, Cheryl Lawton Malone, & her awesome books, click HERE.

NEXT WEEK IS THE LAST WEEK of the 2017 Global Read Aloud! If you'd like to submit a question ONE LAST TIME, please limit your questions to ONE per classroom and post it in the comments section below. Please post by the END OF THE SCHOOL DAY Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Questions posted after that time will be answered in writing as a reply to your comment and will not be included in my FINAL video

Please watch the previous videos to make sure your question has not already been answered. Click HERE to watch the Week Four video. Click HERE for the Week Three video. Click HERE for the Week Two video and click HERE to watch the Week One video.

To ask a question, scroll down & click on the word COMMENTS. Scroll to the white comments box, then follow these steps:

1) Please include your teacher's name and school name

2) Please include your school's city and state or country

3) Don't forget to include your ONE question!

4) And PLEASE make sure you limit your question to ONE per class per week. Please do NOT ask a question that's already been answered in a previous video. And please do not ask about any spoilers!

NOTE: Questions are moderated, so please be patient. Your question may take a day or so to appear.

First thing next Friday, I'll respond to as many questions as I can... in ten minutes!

THE LATEST GRAFenway CONTEST ENDS ON SUNDAY, NOV 5th! Your class could win a whole set of Fenway's 2nd adventure! Click HERE for the entry form.

FENWAY AND HATTIE AND THE EVIL BUNNY GANG is out now in hardcover. FENWAY AND HATTIE UP TO NEW TRICKS is coming on January 2nd and is currently available for pre-order. (And if you do pre-order, please save your receipt for an amazing opportunity. Details coming soon!)

If you'd like to subscribe to my special mailing list for Teachers and Librarians (including alerts to each new GRA17 video as well as surprises), please click HERE.

Click HERE for a huge collection of FENWAY AND HATTIE resources including HyperDocs, Flipgrid, Seesaw, BreakoutEDU, WriteAbout, EpicBooks, Buncee, videos, podcasts, and good old-fashioned activities, as well as adorable GRA posters that you can download and print.

What a fun week! Hope you enjoy the ending of FENWAY AND HATTIE! Please check back next Friday for the final GRA17 Q&A!

Global Read Aloud Week Four Video

Thanks for the questions this week!

I'm so happy to share my FOURTH 10-minute Q&A video of the 2017 Global Read Aloud!

If you didn't hear your question answered, click HERE to see my response in writing in the comments section from last week's video.

For more information about where I was this week, click HERE. For information about bringing me to your school, please click HERE

If you'd like to submit a question for next week, please limit your questions to ONE per classroom and post it in the comments section below. Please post by the END OF THE SCHOOL DAY Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Questions posted after that time will be answered in writing as a reply to your comment and will not be included in the video

Please watch the previous videos to make sure your question has not already been answered. Click HERE to watch the Week Three video. Click HERE for the Week Two video and click HERE to watch the Week One video.

To ask a question, scroll down & click on the word COMMENTS. Scroll to the white comments box, then follow these steps:

1) Please include your teacher's name and school name

2) Please include your school's city and state or country

3) Don't forget to include your ONE question!

4) And PLEASE make sure you limit your question to ONE per class per week. Please do NOT ask a question that's already been answered in a previous video. And please do not ask about any spoilers!

NOTE: Questions are moderated, so please be patient. Your question may take a day or so to appear.

First thing next Friday, I'll respond to as many questions as I can... in ten minutes!

FENWAY AND HATTIE AND THE EVIL BUNNY GANG is out now in hardcover. FENWAY AND HATTIE UP TO NEW TRICKS is coming on January 2nd and is currently available for pre-order. (And if you do pre-order, please save your receipt for an amazing opportunity. Details coming soon!)

For SIGNED copies of FENWAY AND HATTIE, my local bookseller Henry Bear's Park has plenty of autographed paperbacks IN STOCK. Free shipping within the US for orders of 7 or more. Click HERE for more info & to order.

If you'd like to subscribe to my special mailing list for Teachers and Librarians (including alerts to each new GRA17 video), please click HERE.

Click HERE for a huge collection of FENWAY AND HATTIE resources including HyperDocs, Flipgrid, Seesaw, BreakoutEDU, WriteAbout, EpicBooks, Buncee, videos, podcasts, and good old-fashioned activities, as well as adorable GRA posters that you can download and print.

I had a lot of fun with you this week! Please check back next Friday for another GRA17 Q&A!

Global Read Aloud Week Three Video

Thanks for all the questions, everybody! I'm so excited to share my 10-minute Q&A video for Week Three of the 2017 Global Read Aloud!

If I didn't answer your question, click HERE to see my response in writing in the comments section from last week's video.

For more information about the Boston Public Garden, click HERE and for the MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS statues, click HERE. To learn more about how dogs use their senses, check out the book INSIDE OF A DOG (Young Readers Edition), on my F&H resouces padlet HERE. To see my hometown of Duxbury, Massachusetts, click HERE and HERE. To see my inspiration for the Perfectly Still Dog in Chapter Eight, click HERE.  Below, watch my dog Kpper eat a treat. He's really good at that!!!

#GRAFenway classes can submit ONE QUESTION in the comments section below for my Week Four video. Please limit your questions to one per classroom per week and please post by the END OF THE SCHOOL DAY Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Questions posted after that time will be answered in writing as a reply to your comment and will not be included in the video

Before posting your question, please watch the previous videos to make sure your question has not already been answered. Click HERE to watch the Week Two video and click HERE to watch the Week One video.

To ask a question, scroll down & click on the word COMMENTS. Scroll to the white comments box, then follow these steps:

1) Please include your teacher's name and school name

2) Please include your school's city and state or country

3) Don't forget to include your ONE question!

4) And PLEASE make sure you limit your question to ONE per class per week. Please do NOT ask a question that's already been answered in a previous video. And please do not ask about any spoilers!

NOTE: Questions are moderated, so please be patient. Your question may take a day or so to appear.

First thing next Friday, I'll respond to as many questions as I can... in ten minutes!

FENWAY AND HATTIE AND THE EVIL BUNNY GANG is out now in hardcover. FENWAY AND HATTIE UP TO NEW TRICKS is coming on January 2nd and is currently available for pre-order. (And if you do pre-order, please save your receipt for an amazing opportunity. Details coming soon!)

For SIGNED copies of FENWAY AND HATTIE, my local bookseller Henry Bear's Park has plenty of autographed paperbacks IN STOCK. Free shipping within the US for orders of 7 or more. Click HERE for more info & to order.

If you'd like to subscribe to my special mailing list for Teachers and Librarians (including alerts to each new GRA17 video), please click HERE.

Click HERE for a huge collection of FENWAY AND HATTIE resources including HyperDocs, Flipgrid, Seesaw, BreakoutEDU, WriteAbout, EpicBooks, Buncee, videos, podcasts, and good old-fashioned activities, as well as adorable GRA posters that you can download and print.

I had so much fun with you this week! Please check back next Friday for another GRA17 Q&A!

Global Read Aloud Week Two Video

Thank you to everyone who sent in questions for Week Two of the 2017 Global Read Aloud!

Between now and the end of the day Wednesday, October 18, 2017, #GRAFenway classes can submit a question in the COMMENTS section below for my THIRD weekly Q&A video. Questions posted below after 8PM Eastern Time on that date will be answered in writing as a reply to your comment and will not be included in the next video.

Due to the high volume of questions, please limit questions to one per classroom per week. Before posting your question, please watch the previous videos to make sure your question has not already been answered. Click HERE to watch the Week One video.

To ask a question, please include:

1) Your school name and teacher's name

2) Your school's city and state or country

3) Your question!

Please do not ask about any spoilers!

NOTE: All questions will be moderated, so please be patient. Your question may take a day or so to appear.

First thing every Friday, I'll respond to as many questions as I can... within ten minutes!

If I didn't address your question in this week's video, click HERE to see my written response in the comments section from the previous video.

For more information about Boston Common, click HERE. To learn about The Loud House, click HERE. For info about Nickelodeon TV's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library movie, click HERE. For School of Rock, click HERE. Please visit The Global Read Aloud blog before October 22, 2017 to enter an exciting Fenway and Hattie contest!!!

FENWAY AND HATTIE AND THE EVIL BUNNY GANG is out now in hardcover. FENWAY AND HATTIE UP TO NEW TRICKS is coming on January 2nd and is currently available for pre-order. (And if you do pre-order, please save your receipt for an amazing opportunity. Details coming later!)

If you'd like SIGNED copies of FENWAY AND HATTIE, my local bookseller Henry Bear's Park has plenty of autographed paperbacks IN STOCK. Free shipping within the US for orders of 7 or more. Click HERE for more info & to order.

To subscribe to my special mailing list for Teachers and Librarians (including alerts to each new GRA17 video), please click HERE.

Click HERE for an incredible padlet collection of FENWAY AND HATTIE resources including HyperDocs, Flipgrid, Seesaw, BreakoutEDU, WriteAbout, EpicBooks, Buncee, videos, podcasts, and good old-fashioned activities, as well as adorable posters that you can download and print.

I had a blast with you all this week! Please check back next Friday for another GRA17 Q&A!

2017 Global Read Aloud Week One Video

NOTE: If you experience audio trouble, please try again using another device or a different browser. If that doesn't work, click the button below to watch a copy of the original video, but PLEASE return here after watching to read the rest of this post & for leaving comments/questions. Many thanks!

Thank you to everyone who sent in questions for Week One of the 2017 Global Read Aloud!

Between now and the end of the day Wednesday, October 11, 2017, #GRAFenway classes can submit a question in the COMMENTS section below for my SECOND weekly Q&A video. To ask a question, please include:

1) Your school name and teacher's name

2) Your school's city and state or country

3) Your question!

NOTE: All questions will be moderated, so please be patient. Your question may take a day or so to appear.

Please limit questions to one per classroom per week. First thing every Friday, I'll respond to as many questions as I can... within ten minutes!

If I didn't address your question in this week's video, click HERE to see my written response in the comments section from the previous video.

For more information about Fenway Park, click HERE. To see a picture of my dog Kipper, click HERE. To learn more about Miikka Kiprusoff, click HERE. To see Kristine Lombardi's illustration portfolio, click HERE.

FENWAY AND HATTIE AND THE EVIL BUNNY GANG is out now in hardcover. FENWAY AND HATTIE UP TO NEW TRICKS is coming on January 2nd and is currently available for pre-order. (And if you do pre-order, please save your receipt for an amazing opportunity. Details coming later!)

If you'd like SIGNED copies of FENWAY AND HATTIE, my local bookseller Henry Bear's Park has plenty of autographed paperbacks IN STOCK. Free shipping within the US for orders of 7 or more. Click HERE for more info & to order.

To subscribe to my special mailing list for Teachers and Librarians (including alerts to each new GRA17 video), please click HERE.

Click HERE for an incredible padlet collection of FENWAY AND HATTIE resources including HyperDocs, Flipgrid, Seesaw, BreakoutEDU, WriteAbout, EpicBooks, Buncee, videos, podcasts, and good old-fashioned activities, as well as adorable posters that you can download and print.

I had a blast with you all this week! Please check back next Friday for another GRA17 Q&A!

FENWAY AND HATTIE and the 2017 Global Read Aloud

A Special Video for 2017 #GRAFenway Classrooms

PLEASE NOTE: Questions for Week One of GRA17 are now CLOSED. Thanks to everyone who sent in questions!

* * *Click HERE to see the Week One video & hear my answers!!!* * *

 

I'm so excited to connect with readers who are reading FENWAY AND HATTIE for the 2017 Global Read Aloud!

Between now and the end of the day Wednesday, October 4, 2017, participating GRA17 classrooms can submit a question in the COMMENTS section below for my FIRST weekly Q&A video for the GRA. To ask a question, please include:

1) Your school name and teacher's name

2) Your school's city and state or country

3) Your question!

NOTE: All questions will be moderated, so please be patient. Your question may take a day or so to appear.

Please limit questions to one per classroom per week. First thing every Friday, starting October 6th, I'll respond to as many questions as I can... within ten minutes!

To sign up for the 2017 Global Read Aloud, or for more information, please visit www.theglobalreadaloud.com.

SPECIAL OFFER: To order autographed copies of FENWAY AND HATTIE from my neighborhood bookstore, Henry Bear's Park, please click HERE. Orders of seven or more qualify for FREE SHIPPING within the contental US.

Please revisit this space every Friday from October 6-November 10 to watch a new Q&A video and see if I respond to YOUR question! Hope to see you soon! 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4th 3:25PM Eastern Time: I will be at a school tomorrow and then at a bookstore event tomorrow night. So ALL COMMENTS ON THIS POST made between now and tonight WILL BE ANSWERED IN THE COMMENTS SECTION instead of in this week's video. After tonight, these comments will be CLOSED. Many thanks, everybody!!!

Back-to-School & Global Read Aloud 2017 Preview

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If you'll be reading FENWAY AND HATTIE as part of the 2017 Global Read AloudOne School, One Bookor as a class read-aloud, 
here's a preview of my plans to support you...

During the 2017 Global Read Aloud,  October 2 - November 10,  I'll post a video each week where I'll respond to questions RIGHT HERE ON THIS PAGE.  

More info coming soon! 

Later this Fall teachers will have chances to win a class set of the 2nd FENWAY AND HATTIE book or a free Skype visit with me. Details coming soon on these contests, plus a REALLY BIG EVIL BUNNY GANG SURPRISE!


Check out my FENWAY AND HATTIE resource padlet, your one-stop-shop for classroom activities, book trailers, dog's POV information, & much more! 

And #GRAFenway participants, you can also visit the resources spreadsheet for FENWAY AND HATTIE.

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To bring me to your school, CLICK HERE.



Please note that due to the GRA, sadly, I'll be unable to offer Skype visits.

Feel free to share this info! Teachers can sign up for my special mailing list HERE

More info about One School, One Book can be found HERE.

For a downloadable flyer about the Global Read Aloud, click HERE.

For my latest news, follow me on twitter & instagram @victoriajcoe

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And...

Don't forget that Fenway & Hattie's THIRD adventure is coming on Jan. 2nd! Get the scoop & find out how to pre-order by clicking HERE.