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    Laura Salas
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About Laura

I'm a poet and writer for kids. My two poetry collections for trade (bookstore) publishers are STAMPEDE! POEMS ABOUT THE WILD SIDE OF SCHOOL (Clarion, 2009), which was a Finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, and BOOKSPEAK! POEMS ABOUT BOOKS (Clarion, 2011). My rhyming nonfiction picture book A LEAF CAN BE... is just out with Millbrook Press. And I've published close to 100 books for the educati... More
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Laura's Blog: laurasalas - Recent Posts
10/30/2011It's Not Me, It's You (LiveJournal)
I just can't take LJ anymore. It doesn't call. It doesn't write. Or, more accurately, it won't let me write! Between all the system hacks and the fact that posting something takes forever because LJ constantly decides I am not... Read the rest of this post
10/27/2011Poetry Friday: Chocolate-Covered Ants (by J. Patrick Lewis)
It is a well-documented fact that J. Patrick Lewis can write a poem about anything! And so today, in honor of National Chocolates Day (who knew?), our U.S. Children's Poet Laureate shares this poem about chocolate-covered ants. I was... Read the rest of this post
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1. Stampede!: Poems to Celebrate the Wild Side of School (Hardcover)
    Author: Laura Purdie Salas
    Illustrator: Steven Salerno
    Publisher: Clarion Books
Ages 4-8 04/06/2009
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2. The Trail of Tears, 1838 (Let Freedom Ring) (Library Binding)
    Author: Laura Purdie Salas
    Publisher: Bridgestone Books
Ages 4-8 01/01/2003
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3. The Wilderness Road, 1775 (Let Freedom Ring) (Library Binding)
    Author: Laura Purdie Salas
    Publisher: Bridgestone Books
Ages 4-8 01/01/2003
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4. Mi Primer Diccionario de Espaol-Ingles (Hardcover)
    Author: Graf, Laura Purdie Salas
    Publisher: Todolibro
Baby to Pre-K 06/1998
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1. And Then There Were Eight: Poems about Space (Poetry) (Paperback)
    Author: Laura Purdie Salas
    Publisher: Capstone Press
Ages 4-8 10/16/2008
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2. Write Your Own Poetry (Library Binding)
    Author: Laura Purdie Salas
    Publisher: Compass Point Books
Ages 9-12 10/16/2008
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3. Flashy, Clashy, and Oh-So Splashy: Poems about Color (Poetry series) (A+...
    Author: Laura Purdie Salas
    Publisher: Capstone Press
Ages 4-8 10/16/2008
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4. Chatter, Sing, Roar, Buzz: Poems about the Rain Forest (Poetry) (Library...
    Author: Laura Purdie Salas, Laura Purdie, Salas
    Publisher: Capstone Press
Ages 4-8 10/16/2008
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Profile Comments
Comment by Kelly Luo on 12/22/2010 at 12:13 AM:
Hi Laura,
Merry Christmas!!
Hope you have a wonderful Christmas days.

Best Wishes to you and your family!!

Comment by bj lee on 10/30/2010 at 4:05 PM:
Hey Laura - fancy meeting you here :)
Comment by Jean Hall on 11/19/2009 at 8:31 AM:
Tomorrow on my blog "Encouraging Words" I'm pointing people to your website and blog.

Jean
http://www.jeanmatthewhallwords.blogspot.com
Comment by Dawn Davies on 8/11/2009 at 10:08 AM:
many thanks laura for such a wonderful comment, when I had this book offer, I never dreamnt I would have my own book of art, and the fact that they got me doing poems too, I never knew i could do that hehe I am such a new artist too and still find it amzing that some of my art is liked, great to mee... more
Comment by Caren E Salas on 3/25/2009 at 5:24 PM:
Laura, hey, congrats on the new book!! Can't wait to to check it out!!
Comment by Roz Alley on 2/22/2009 at 7:44 PM:
Hi Kelly
Glad we are pals!
Roz Alley
Comment by Aida Ruzana on 2/7/2009 at 11:55 PM:
Hello can u tell me me what can i do the book when i add it?
Comment by Joseph Sottile on 1/19/2008 at 8:42 PM:
I really like the idea of "Poetry Friday."
Comment by LaTonya Baldwin on 11/1/2007 at 8:50 AM:
“If we're going to solve the problems of the world, we have to learn how to talk to one another. Poetry is the language at its essence. It's the bones and the skeleton of the language. It teaches you, if nothing else, how to choose your words.”

~Rita Dove

Comment by LaTonya Baldwin on 10/25/2007 at 11:14 AM:
Hi Laura,
I am loving Jacketflap and access to so many blogs but I'm also feeling overwhelmed. Can you help me out with a few things? First, I am very interested in Poetry Friday and 15 words or Less but I get loss in trying to understand exactly how you post and where. The upside to read... more
Comment by LaTonya Baldwin on 10/25/2007 at 9:39 AM:
Morning Laura,
“Anything I’ve ever done that ultimately was worthwhile…initially scared me to death.”
~Betty Bender
Answer the quiz and your name will be entered in a monthly drawing. Post your reply to the comment box. Must include your e-mail to be eligible to wi... more
Comment by LaTonya Baldwin on 10/24/2007 at 12:22 PM:
Hi Laura,

Thanks for taking time to read and comment at Color Online.

Peace,
L
Comment by Stephenie Hovland on 10/22/2007 at 6:26 AM:
Hi Laura.

I'm glad you're here. I hope to publish more in the educational market. I've only done one teacher resource book and some articles.

Stephenie
(also in MNSCBWI)
Comment by Liz Jones on 10/11/2007 at 9:12 AM:
Hooray! It's great to see you here!If you add your blog here, the site will automatically import it from livejournal-- and lots of people read blogs here!
Comment by Laura Salas on 10/10/2007 at 2:56 PM:
Hi Kelly--Sorry, I wasn't ignoring you. Totally new to this!
Comment by Kelly Starling-Lyons on 7/25/2007 at 9:29 AM:
Hey Laura,

Happy to see you here.

Kelly

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