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An Interview with David Robertson

Author David Alexander Robertson discusses Stone, book 1 of 4 in the graphic novel series 7 Generations, in this interview appearing on APTN. Listen as David describes the story and how the characters will impact readers.

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A Book Review of Stone

Local writer, artist team up on native history graphic novel Recently appearing in the Winnipeg Free Press arts section is a great article written by Morley Walker. This article features the graphic novel, Stone. Please click on the image above to read.

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A Book Review of Stone

Graphic novelist feels power of responsibility in latest offering Recently appearing in the Winnipeg Free Press is a great article featuring the graphic novel, Stone. Please click on the image above to read.

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3rd Edition Coming Soon!

The More-Than-Just-Surviving Handbook ESL for Every Classroom Teacher Third Edition by Barbara Law and Mary Eckes P&M Press is pleased to announce the bestseller, The More-Than-Just-Surviving Handbook, is being revised and expanded. The first edition of The More-Than-Just-Surviving Handbook was meant to be modest, forthright, and easy to access, crammed with as many funny, wonderful […]

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Join Author David Robertson

Please join David Alexander Robertson as HighWater Press (an imprint of P&M Press) and Chapters Booksellers present David’s new graphic novel, Stone. David will begin speaking at 7 pm with a reception and book signing to follow. Location: Chapters Polo Festival Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010 Time: 7 pm, Reception & Book Signing following

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New Graphic Novel

Stone By Author David Alexander Robertson and Illustrator Scott B. Henderson For Grades 9–12 Stone introduces Edwin, a young man who must discover his family’s past if he is to have any future. Edwin learns of his ancestor Stone, a young Plains Cree man, who came of age in the early 18th century. Following a […]

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A Time Smart Solution

A Time Smart Solution for Change in a Teaching Position When you change grades or schools, either by choice or by direction, expect to work harder until you have settled into your new job. If you move to a new grade in the same shcool, you are most likely planning and preparing for new students, […]

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5 Reasons to use Graphic Novels in Your Classroom

Stone, a Great Graphic Novel for Your Classroom by author David Alexander Robertson and artist Scott B. Henderson Stone, book 1 of 4 in the 7 Generations series, is the first graphic novel published by HighWater Press, an imprint of Portage & Main Press. Graphic novel is a term used by librarians and educators to […]

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5 Tips for Teaching Phonemic Awareness

From A Feast of Rhyme, Rhythm, and Song: Developing Phonemic Awareness Through Music by Nancy Lee Cecil and Carol W. McCormick Authors Nancy Lee Cecil and Carol W. McCormick have created this book for all children but specifically for children who are unaware of the subtleties of the sounds in the speech stream, or who […]

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5 Tips for Teaching Art

From Teaching Art: A Complete Guide for the Classroom by Rhian Brynjolson Author and artist Rhian Brynjolson believes that you do not have to be an artist to teach art. However, she does believe that a positive attitude toward trying art exercises will affect how your students respond to art. In her new book, Teaching […]

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