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Katy Farber

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Katy Farber is a teacher, freelance writer, and mama from the mountains of Vermont. She writes about the environment, parenting, green living and education, and can be found running the dirt (or often muddy, snowy, icy) roads of her town, or playing in the yard with her two spirited little girls. Katy's first book, Why Great Teachers Quit and How We Might Stop the Exodus, was released in July by Corwin Press. Her second book, Change the World with Service Learning: How to Create, Lead and Assess Service Learning Projects, will be released next year by Rowman and Littlefield Press.

Katy Farber and Non-Toxic Kids have been featured inThe Washington Post,, theRichmond Times Dispatch, the Toronto Star,Enviroblog,Terrain Magazine, and on many gre
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Average rating: 3.76 · 42 ratings · 12 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
Why Great Teachers Quit: An...
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Description: This is the first chapter of a contemporary fiction novel for middle grade readers (age 10-12) I am working on.

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The Order of the Trees by Katy Farber
"After reading “The Order of the Trees” by Katy Farber, I truly believe that sometimes books find you, not just that you find them. I have no idea where I stumbled across a recommendation for this book, but I am so glad I ordered it. It’s a little..." Read more of this review »
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"There is simply no greater wonder than seeing your child literally absorbed into the pages of a good book.

My son began reading this story in the car ride on the way home the day it was purchased and proceeded to devour the book in the course of on..." Read more of this review »
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"A Book Review by my daughter, age 9

The Order of the Trees by Katy Farber is a good book to sit down and read. This story takes place at Chester School and in the forest. It is fiction with some science-based facts. The story is a middle grade nove..." Read more of this review »
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Origins Rising is a wild ride filled with imagination, courage, adventure, and a masterful connection of plot lines. When you realize that the story is about the world after a cataclysmic asteroid wipes out humanity you could think—oh, here we go, an ...more
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date: May 01, 2015 05:00AM
location: Rumney Memorial School , 433 Shady Rill Road, Montpelier, VT, The United States
description: Please join local teacher and author Katy Farber on the publication date of her first middle grade/young adult novel with Green Writers Press. You are welcome to come hear about the book, have some treats, a few surprises, and maybe a trip to the woods in honor of the spirit of the book. Please join us and help launch this book in our community!
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“Service learning is all about the process: it builds in reflection, takes weeks or months, and culminates in a community celebration.”
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