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Agave Blooms Just Once


This is a pencil drawing of Judi Moreillon done by a fifth-grade student.

About the Reviewer:

Judi Moreillon is a literacies and libraries consultant. She is the author of the children's picture book Sing Down the Rain, a narrative poem about the Tohono O'odham saguaro harvest and rain-making ceremony.

At the time this page was launched, Judi was a doctoral student in the Department of Language, Reading and Culture at the University of Arizona; her focus was media and literacy. Judi taught "Children's Literature in the Classroom" and continues to facilitate this collaborative Web site constructed by preservice education students. Integrating technology tools into the children's literature curriculum was one of her goals for this course. You can visit Judi's Web site or you can email her at: (Spring 2000, revised Summer 2006)


(Drawing by Ashley Offill, 5th grader)



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