I wrote this poem in class for Halloween. It’s a concrete poem–that means the words form the shape of what I’m writing about. Since the poem is about a pumpkin, I added eyes, a nose and a mouth. Here’s my assignment for YOUR journal: write a concrete poem about your favorite topic. More assignments: Tell […]
More cool stuff about ants! Remember when Eddo and I were walking upside down on our hands? (Entry Seven, in case you forgot!) I said, “Do you ever wonder about ants’ brains? People say their brains are so tiny, they can’t think, but I’m not sure I agree. They seem smart to me because I’ve […]
My book is now in print! Love, Sally Jo.
The paperback edition of Sally Jo Survives Sixth Grade: A Journal is now available on Amazon!
Guess what starts next week?. Sally Jo Survives Sixth Grade: A Journal print version!
Grown-ups are reading my journal! I think I know why. They want to see if my sixth grade was anything like their sixth grade. I’ll bet it was. Well, maybe not EVERYTHING. Their mother might not have dated their teacher, and they didn’t have Melvin Porter trying to kiss them all the time. Ick! But […]
Sally Jo says hello! Hello everyone! I am so glad to be able to meet you all and invite you to read my journal. You will find out my life was like in the sixth grade–how my friend Eddo and I solved mysteries; how the new kid Melvin kept bugging me, how my mom and […]