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DO or DI:

Differentiating
Instruction So
All Students
Can Succeed
Danny Brassell, Ph.D.
www.lazyreaders.com
dannybrassell.com
Who
are
you?
Give
your
and
Lottery
introduce
smile…
yourself
to the
folks
around
you. 
Play
with
me!
GET A PARTNER
• Decide who is PARTNER A and who is
PARTNER B.
• PARTNER A stand up and for 20 seconds
tell your partner everything you do well.
• PARTNER B, look up to your partner and
repeat after me:
• “You’re amazing!”
• “I want to be just like you someday.”
GET A PARTNER
• PARTNER A may sit down.
• PARTNER B stand up and for 20 seconds
tell your partner everything you do well.
• PARTNER A, look up to your partner and
repeat after me:
• “What a stud!”
• “I’m not worthy.”
Give yourselves a hand!

GIVE
YOURSELVES A
HAND!
No matter what
you do, you are
always a
teacher and a
role model
Who am
I?
Danny
teacher of many ages,
cultures, shapes & sizes
Stand and
Deliver
Two janitors and an
airport security
guard
“Choose a job you
love and you will
never have to work a
day in your life.”

- Confucious
By the end of this
presentation…
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are needed to see this picture.
RUX
cited?
Get
pumped!
Sing
with
me!
The Differentiation Diddy
(to the tune of “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”)
There I was just about to teach my class
Singin’, “Do what I say. I’m the teacher. Yes, indeed.”

Then my students looked at me en mass


Askin’, “Do what you say? Are you kiddin’? We can’t
read.”

They looked stressed (looked stressed) -


They looked bored (looked bored) -
They looked stressed. They looked bored…
They were not a happy hoard.
The Differentiation Diddy
(to the tune of “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”)
I had kids of all sizes. They were different, every
one.
Singin’, “do you want to teach a standard or me?”

They asked, “Why is school always work, and no


fun?”
Sing this: “That is not the way that school has to be!”

I said, “Yes!” (said “yes”) -


You’re all right (all right) -
I said, “Yes!” You’re all right...
Now our future’s lookin’ bright.
The Differentiation Diddy
(to the tune of “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”)

Our class is now happy, and we learn a lot more.


‘Cuz we each are different, and we learn
differently.

When others critique us, we just shut-our-door.


And we play. And we sing. And we think critically.

YEAH!
Give yourselves a hand!

GIVE
YOURSELVES A
HAND!
Let’s have
Learning Goals
By the end of this presentation, we will have:
• Determined what differentiated instruction means
and why it is important;
• Discussed ways to meet standards without
sacrificing student readiness, interests and learning
styles;
• Examined 50 tricks teachers may keep in mind
when differentiating instruction; and
• Reviewed songs, games and activities designed to
stimulate student interest in school.
E-mail inquiries via my website:
www.dannybrassell.com
Thank you,
Carol
Tomlinson!
Thank you,
Howard
Gardner!
Thank
you,
Gordon
Dryden
&
Jeannette
Vos!
What Is
Differentiated
Instruction?
Differentiated instruction is a teaching
philosophy based on the premise that
teachers should adapt instruction to
student differences. Rather than marching
students through the curriculum lockstep,
teachers should modify their instruction to
meet students’ varying readiness levels,
learning preferences, and interests.
Therefore, the teacher proactively plans a
variety of ways to ‘get at’ and express
learning.

- Carol Ann Tomlinson


huh?
Whenever a teacher
reaches out to an individual
or small group to vary his
or her teaching in order to
create the best learning
experience possible, that
teacher is differentiating
instruction.
- CAROL ANN TOMLINSON
Oh…
Raise your hand if
you have a variety
of different
students in your
class.
Raise your hand if
you utilize a
number of
different teaching
strategies with
your students.
Raise your hand if
you have a hand.
[Repeat after me]
I think therefore I am.
- Descartes
[Repeat after me]
I think I will succeed;
therefore, I can.
- us, just now
Look at the person to your left and the person to your right
and the person behind you and the person in front of you.
[Repeat after me]
We are all different.
We can all learn something from
each other.
- us, just now
Wave your
arms wildly if
you choose
to learn from
others!
Compliment
the people
around you,
and say you
are happy
to be here.
DO or DI?
Chances are, you’re
already doing it.

- me (just now)
Why Is
Differentiating
Instruction
Important?
To learn a particular concept,
some children need days;
some, ten minutes, but the
typical lockstep school
schedule ignores this
fundamental fact.

- Marilyn Hughes
Eight
Principles of a
Differentiated
Classroom
Principle #1
The teacher is
clear about
what matters
in the content
area.
Principle #2
The teacher
understands,
appreciates and
builds upon
student
differences.
Principle #3
Assessment and
instruction are
inseparable.
You’re wrong!
vs.
Why did you say that?
Play
with
me!
Right-Brain Word Puzzles

Directions
• Each group of words shares a
common trait.
• Only one answer shares that
same trait.
• Figure out the common trait
and select the correct answer.
Right-Brain Word Puzzle #1
• sexes a. dined

• level b. mom

• redder c. start
Right-Brain Word Puzzle #2
• golden a. trace

• tallow b. crawl

• clamp c. oven
Right-Brain Word Puzzle #3
• tea a. wee

• eye b. you

• sea c. ate
Principle #4
All students
participate in
respectful
work.
Principle #5
Students and
teachers
collaborate in
learning.
Principle #6
The teacher adjusts
content, process, and
product in response to
student readiness,
interests, and learning
styles.
Principle #7
Goals of a
differentiated
classroom are
maximum growth
and continued
success.
Principle #8
Flexibility is the
hallmark of a
differentiated
classroom.
AIR TRAFFIC
Number of decisions per hour
Environment
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #1

Create a supportive
environment of respect
(teacher-students, students-to-
students).
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #2

Develop a sense of community.


Conondrums
Visual Puzzle
Convert Diagram A to Diagram B. Do it by
moving only three circles.
Visual Puzzle

ANSWER:
Math Puzzle

Which number continues this sequence?

1 3 6 10 12
3 5 3 3 ?
Math Puzzle

ANSWER:

1 3 6 10 12
3 5 3 3 6

The lower numbers indicate the number of


letters in the preceding upper number.
Thinking Puzzle

• I am sitting at a table.
• Ten flies are on the table.
• With one swat - I kill three flies.
• How many flies are left on the table?
Thinking Puzzle
ANSWER:
• 3
• I killed three flies - so they would
remain on the table. The rest would
have flown away immediately.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #3

Facilitate an environment
where students feel safe to
take risks.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #4

Promote the development of a


broad range of skills and
interests, incorporating all
senses.
e.g.
Great classroom libraries
appeal to the…

Senses
Touch
Sight
Smell
Taste
Sound
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #5

Set-up physical classroom for


student-centered instruction.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #6

Provide purposeful materials


and resources.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #7

Have high expectations for


ALL.
If you refuse to accept
anything but the best in
life, you very often get it.

- Somerset Maugham
Readiness
When a teacher tries to teach
something to the entire class
at the same time, chances are,
one-third of the kids already
know it; one-third will get it;
and the remaining third won’t.
So two-thirds of the children
are wasting their time.
- Lilian Katz
Teachers often cope with
the academic diversity in
their classrooms by
teaching to the middle.
Count
with
me!
How to Count to Ten in Japanese
ENGLISH JAPANESE SOUND ACTION
one ichi Itchy Scratch your
two ni knee. knee.
three san Sun, Point to sky.
four shi she Fingers thru hair
five go go Walk.
six rocko rocko. Rock ‘n’ roll.
seven shishi Chi-chi Double sneeze
eight hatchi Hat-chi Put on hat.
nine kyu Coo Coo like dove.
ten ju Jew Jewish hat.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #8

Allow students to “show what


they know” in a variety of
ways.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #9

Provide students with plenty of


time to explore, understand
and transfer learning to long-
term memory.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #10

Permit students time to revisit


ideas and concepts in order to
connect or extend them.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #11

Ensure lessons are


developmentally appropriate.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #12

Tier activities to provide


appropriate level of challenge.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #13

Compact curriculum to provide


enrichment and challenge.
Interest
If a student has a spark
(or better still, a fire), a
curiosity about a topic,
learning is more likely
for that student.
- Carol Ann Tomlinson (2001)
If there is anything we wish
to change in the child, we
should first examine it and
see whether it is not
something that could better
be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung
Leveraging Student Interest
An informal survey of elementary
aged students found they are most
interested in ...

a. conjugating verbs.
b. balancing a complex chemical equation.
c. the Pythagorean theorem.
d. dinosaurs and volcanoes.
Presentation
matters
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #14

Incorporate creativity.
figure out the
Let’s try to

expression.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #15

Provide students real choices in


what they learn, how they learn
and how they demonstrate
learning (flexible and varied).
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #16

Offer real-world challenges that


are directly connected to the
students’ lives.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #17

Offer novel, unique and


engaging activities to capture
and sustain students’ attention.
Up Close & Personal
The Picture Quiz
www.coolquiz.com
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #18

Use multi-media/technology.
computer
friend
Technological

INTERLUDE
www.mindjet.com
Cool semantic maps!
www.inspiration.com
www.eduplace.com
www.internet4classrooms.com/di
Learning
Profile
The biggest mistake of past
centuries in teaching has been
to treat all children as if they
were variants of the same
individual and thus to feel
justified in teaching them all
the same subjects in the same
way.
- Howard Gardner
Howard
Gardner
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #19

Focus on students’ learning


styles.
It’s not how smart
you are.
It’s how
you are smart.
Sternberg’s Three Intelligences
Creative Analytical

Practical

• We all have some of each of these intelligences, but


are usually stronger in one or two areas than in
others.
• We should strive to use all three…but also recognize
where students’ strengths lie and teach through those
intelligences as often as possible, particularly when
introducing new ideas.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #20

Emphasize brain-compatible
instruction.
Draw
with
me!
Artist Inside

1. Get out a piece of paper.


2. Draw a pig.
3. You have 38 seconds.
Who Are You?
• Top of paper: positive,
optimistic
• Middle of paper: realist
• Bottom of paper:
pessimistic & tend to
behave negatively
Who Are You?
• Facing left: believe in tradition, are
friendly & remember dates (e.g.
birthdays)
• Facing right: innovative and active,
but don’t have strong sense of family
& don’t remember dates
• Facing front: you are direct, enjoy
playing devil’s advocate & neither
fear nor avoid discussion
Who Are You?

• Many details: analytical, cautious


& distrustful
• Few details: emotional and naïve,
care little for details & enjoy
taking risks
Who Are You?

• Less than 4 legs: insecure or


living through a period of change
• 4 legs: secure, stubborn & stick
to ideals
Who Are You?

• The size of your pig’s ears


indicates what kind of listener
you are.
• The length of your pig’s tail
indicates your job satisfaction.

Courtesy:
drawapig.desktopcreatures.com
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #21

Recognize and honor cultural


diversity.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #22

Emphasize student strengths and


develop ways to compensate for
weaknesses so they do not
inhibit what student can do.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #23

Permit positive movement.


Dance
with
me!
Teachin’ Has Got You!
(to the beat of “Waddlyacha”)
Teachin’ has got you.
Teachin’ has got you.
What do you do?
What do you do?
(repeat)

It’s the craziest job. There’s quite a lot to it.


I don’t know how I’m gonna get though it.
I like the job. It’s the job I like best.
I love teaching my students at school! (faster)
Content
Instruction begins
where the students
are, not at the front of
the curriculum guide.
- CAROL ANN TOMLINSON
to Differentiate Content
• Reading Partners / Reading Buddies *
• Choral Reading/Antiphonal Reading
• Flip Books
• Split Journals (Double Entry – Triple Entry)
• Books on Tape
• Highlights on Tape
• Digests/ “Cliff Notes”
• Notetaking Organizers
• Varied Texts
• Varied Supplementary Materials
• Highlighted Texts
• Think-Pair-Share/Preview-Midview-Postview
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #24

Present the curriculum through


interdisciplinary “big ideas”
versus disconnected small
facts.
Remember jigsaw
puzzles: they’re much
easier when you can
see the whole picture
first.
- GORDON DRYDEN,
The Learning Revolution
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #25

Plan before, during and after


instruction.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #26

Negotiate contracts to provide


appropriate learning activities
for students.
Motivation and
productivity
skyrocket when
students reach their
goals.
- BETTIE B. YOUNGS,
The 6 Vital Ingredients of Self-Esteem: How to Develop
Them in Students
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #27

Challenge students (i + 1).


Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #28

Create centers.
Sing
with
me!
The Newspaper Song
(to the tune of “The Facts of Life”)
You take the good. You take the bad. You take
them both, and there you have: a newspaper. A
newspaper.
There are sections for business reports,
entertainment, news and sports. A newspaper. A
newspaper.
It has everything! You can buy the car of your
dreams! It has classifieds and movie times, stories
showing local crimes.
You…you…You can share it with your friends, and
learn the facts of life!
FACT/opinion
Can You Find….?
• A used Ford for less than • A used fiddle for sale
$500.00
• A place to hear Irish • The score of the
music football game
• The oldest person on the • Why Jerry Frenz is
obituary page angry?
• A story about a mouse • The interest rate on a
• A recipe for bouillabaisse new Dodge pickup truck
• The price of Iams dog • The address of the local
food library
• Two places to have your • The time of the AARP
teeth whitened meeting
• What movie is playing at • The publisher’s name
7:30 at the cinema 12
• A story about the • Etc.
governor
Wacky Headlines
• Kids make nutritious snacks
• Police help dog bite victim
• Miners refuse to work after death
• Hospital sued by 7 foot doctors
• Lung cancer in women mushrooms
• Eye drops off shelf
• Safety experts say school bus
passengers should be belted
• Panda mating fails; veterinarian takes
over
Cut to the Chase

Look at the following photos


and come up with a headline
as quickly as possible.
Remember, briefer headlines
sell more newspapers!
Shameless Self-Promotion
News Flash!
Newspaper
Activities to Meet
Language-Arts
Standards &
Differentiate
Instruction
by
Danny Brassell

Makes a great gift


for that special
someone.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #29

Co-develop standards with


students.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #30

Clearly state expectations (be


specific about requirements).
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #31

Empower learners! Encourage


students to help set and
enforce norms.
Process
Learning is
most effective
when it’s fun.
- PETER KLINE,
The Everyday Genius
I never worked a day in my
life. It was all fun.

- Thomas Edison
To learn it,
do it!
- ROBERT C. SCHANK,
Engines for Learning
TO DIFFERENTIATE PROCESS

• Fun & Games


• RAFTs
• Cubing, Think Dots
• Choices (Intelligences)
• Centers
• Tiered lessons
• Contracts
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #32

Utilize active, hands-on


learning.
80 percent of learning
difficulties are related
to stress. Remove the
stress, and you remove
the difficulties.
- GORDON STOKES,
The Learning Revolution
Children learn best
when they are helped
to discover the
underlying principles
for themselves.
- PETER KLINE,
The Everyday Genius
Stand
with
me!
Energizing Breaths
• The key to energizing breaths is to
take large belly breaths, and
exhale the air rapidly through your
nostrils.
• By exhaling rapidly, students are
removing stale air from their
bodies, thus encouraging them to
feel more relaxed and focused.
got confidence?

• Clasp your hands together.


• Which thumb is on top?
got confidence?
• Left thumb on top: you rely on logic
& reason. You are the most confident
when your decisions are based on
real-world information.

• Right thumb on top: you trust your


intuition. You are most confident
when your gut says you’re doing the
right thing. Facts, schmacks!
got confidence?

Do you think you have a


thin thumb or a thick
thumb?
got confidence?
• Thin thumb: are most confident
hanging with a few close friends.
They like parties where everyone
could fit on the same elevator.

• Thick thumb: are just as confident in


large groups as one-on-one. They
like parties where everyone can fit in
the same stadium.
got confidence?

Is your thumb short or


long?
got confidence?
• Short thumb: work very
confidently and quickly. Always
the first ones to turn in a math
test.

• Long thumb: slow and careful.


Yet they never lose a thumb war.
Go figure!
got confidence?
• Sit down.
• Relax your hands and plop
them on your lap, palm
side down.
• Where does your left
thumb land?
got confidence?
• Way out to side: super-confident and like to
be in charge. Some people call you bossy.
You should have them fired.
• Not far from your palm: medium-confident.
You care what people think about you, but
not enough to actually change or do
anything.
• Touching or curled under your palm: you
might feel pretty unconfident now, like you
want to hide from the world. But remember,
you’re thumb-one wonderful!
Thank
you,
Karen
Phillips!
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #33

Allow students to work


collaboratively and
independently (flexible
grouping).
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #34

Make use of higher level


thinking and questioning
strategies.
If the questions
are simple so is
the thinking.
kids & adults
think differently
Sister Roseanna
&
Heavenly Hector
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #35

Offer students plenty of time


for reflection and goal setting.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #36

Vary strategies.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #37

Consider integrated
curriculum, problem-based
learning and service learning.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #38

Balance teacher-chosen and


teacher-directed activities with
student-chosen and student-
directed activities.
The art of teaching is
developing into the art
of teaching children to
teach themselves.
- HELENA H. WALLENBERG and MICHAEL S. BOGOLEA
The Welfare Rennaissance:
The New Swedish Model
Children’s work IS
their play. Children
learn from
everything they
do.
- CAROLYN HOOPER,
New Zealand Playcenter Movement
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #39

Help students understand


group’s shared needs for
success, to belong, to trust,
the future, etc.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #40

Monitor student progress


constantly.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #41

Aim high; scaffold


weaknesses.
Read
with
me!
If I Had My Child to Raise Over Again
by Diane Loomans, Full Esteem Ahead

If I had my child to raise all over again,


I’d finger paint more, and point the finger
less.
I’d do less correcting, and more
connecting.
I’d take my eyes off my watch,
and watch with my eyes.
I would care to know less,
and know to care more.
If I Had My Child to Raise Over Again
by Diane Loomans, Full Esteem Ahead

I’d take more hikes, and fly more kites.


I’d stop playing serious, and seriously play.
I’d run through more fields,
and gaze at more stars.
I’d do more hugging, and less tugging.
I would be firm less often, and affirm much
more.
I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later.
I’d teach less about the love of power,
And more about the power of love.
I keep six honest serving
men,
they taught me all I knew:
Their names are What and
Why and When
and How and Where and
Who.
- RUDYARD KIPLING,
The Elephant Child
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #42

Teach for meaning; not rote.


Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #43

Be flexible (with time, space,


materials and groupings).
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #44

Teach strategies explicitly so


student has “easy way out” of
tough spots.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #45

Collaborate with parents,


resource specialists, etc. It
takes a village!
parents
friend
Product
If there were only
one truth, you
couldn’t paint a
hundred canvases
on the same theme.
- Pablo Picasso
All children are born
geniuses, and we
spend the first six
years of their lives
degeniusing them.
- BUCKMINSTER FULLER
to Differentiate Product

• Choices based on readiness, interest, and


learning profile
• Clear expectations
• Timelines
• Agreements
• Product Guides
• Rubrics
• Evaluation
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #46

Provide opportunities for


projects, creativity, problems
and challenges.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #47

Focus on student growth.


Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #48

Initiate student-maintained
portfolios and assessments
with varied and original
products.
THINKING ABOUT
ON-GOING ASSESSMENT
STUDENT DATA TEACHER DATA
SOURCES MECHANISMS
1. Journal entry 1. Anecdotal records
2. Short answer test 2. Observation by checklist
3. Open response test 3. Skills checklist
4. Home learning 4. Class discussion
5. Notebook 5. Small group interaction
6. Oral response 6. Teacher – student
7. Portfolio entry conference
8. Exhibition 7. Assessment stations
9. Culminating product 8. Exit cards
10. Question writing 9. Problem posing
11. Problem solving 10. Performance tasks and
rubrics
Differentiated Report Cards
On report cards, I need to find a way to show individual
growth and relative standing to students and parents

A = Excellent Growth 1=The student is


B = Very Good Above Grade Level
Growth 2=The student is
C = Some Growth Working At Grade
D = Little Growth Level
F = No Observable 3=The student is
Working Below
Growth Grade Level
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #49

Support students in creating


products for real events/audience
through public displays and
performances.
Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Trick #50

Emphasize quality of thought


and expression vs. accuracy.
Look
with
me!
Whisper to your
neighbor what
you think the
picture looks like.
Do you see a
woman?
Or do you see a
saxophone
player?
Or do you see
something else?
A bird, perhaps?
A ray gun, possibly?
Maybe you see a puffing dragon?
Or a funky spaceship?
What’s the
correct
answer?
It depends on
your
imagination.
Incidentally, it’s
obviously a
futuristic
telephone.
Raise your hand if
you enjoyed this
presentation.
Raise your hand if
you learned a
thing or two.
Raise your hand if
you have a hand.
Turn to the folks around you and thank them
for assisting your learning.
Review
In this presentation, we:
• Determined what differentiated instruction means
and why it is important;
• Discussed ways to meet standards without
sacrificing student readiness, interests and
learning styles;
• Examined 50 tricks teachers may keep in mind
when differentiating instruction; and
• Reviewed songs, games and activities designed to
stimulate student interest in school.
The real art of discovery
consists not in finding
new lands, but in seeing
with new eyes.
- Marcel Proust
Shameless Self-Promotion
Find cool short book (adult, young adult
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