Tag Archives: High school

Review: The Do-Over by Jennifer Honeybourn

I’ll admit that my first impression was that THE DO-OVER by Jennifer Honeybourn was a Young Adult retread of Sliding Doors or Freaky Friday or Big or 13 Going on 30…but I’m really glad I didn’t pass it over in … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Before Passing Time

Often, when I go into high schools to observe student teachers, staff members try to steer me away, to protect me, from the treacherous and winding pathways of hallways filled with teens. And I get it. Teens rarely move out … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: From Whence Empathy Comes

Oh dear. I was trying so hard — and hating every moment of it.

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A Thank You Letter to My Mother’s Mortification

I knew that she knew. I wasn’t sure that she knew that I knew. So, as I watched the white Subaru station wagon pull around to the front of the high school’s main office, where I waited by the pay … Continue reading

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