OUR TITLES:

Mysteries

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Under Contract:
A Lauren Vellequette Mystery

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Killed in Escrow:
A Lauren Vellequette Mystery

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Maggie's Mechanics: Murder & Mayhem Mixed with Love

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Killer Storm:
A Jo Spence Mystery

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Big Noise:
A Jo Spence Mystery

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Dead Ahead:
A Jo Spence Mystery

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Silent Words

Poetry

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Bound Together: Like the Grasses

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The Dark Honey:
New & Used Poems

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Under the Influence of Lilacs

Education

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By Heart: A Mother's Story of Children and Learning at Home

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Jules on Schools:
Teaching, Learning, and Everything in Between

Jules on Schools:

Teaching, Learning, and Everything in Between

by Julia M. Williams

A Midwest Book Award Finalist!

This timely collection of essays addresses the rewarding work of supporting schools and nurturing the learning of schoolchildren today. Author and educator Julia M. Williams is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where she prepares tomorrow’s teachers.

In writing this caring, funny, and lyrical commentary, she draws from a deep well of professional knowledge as well as the personal experience of having raised six children as a mom and a stepmom.

Beginning with the idea that all of us are trying to do the right thing for kids, she shares with readers some of the wonders that are being discovered about how children learn, and she illuminates how schools and parents can use what the research is telling us. As Williams says in the book, “We all need to learn and grow and go forward in our roles, holding hands and reaching out to embrace the opportunity that surrounds us and the children we love.”

Dr. Williams recently received the 2013 Minnesota Excellence in Education Award. The award notes her unparalleled leadership in promoting and advancing excellence in education.

sound imageJulia was interviewed by Lisa Johnson during the KUMD Coffee Break program on April 18, 2008.

Praise for Jules on Schools

Jules on Schools received a favorable review in the May 2008 issue of Midwest Book Review Bookwatch. Diane C. Donovan calls the book "heartful and witty," and she says that it "deserves a place in every community library education collection."


julesonschoolsJules on Schools:
Teaching, Learning, and Everything in Between

$18.95   © 2008
220 pages, paperback
4 illustrations, index

ISBN 978-0-9794883-2-0

 

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