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Genevieve Petrillo

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I am an elementary school teacher-turned-author/poet.

My book, Keep Your Ear on the Ball is based on an incredible year I spent teaching David, a blind child in my sighted 4th grade classroom. It's difficult to tell who learned more - David, his classmates, or ME!

I love, love, love visiting schools and libraries to talk to kids about writing. Being an author/poet is a blast!

Check out my dog, Cupcake's blog at http://earontheball.com She loves talking about being the pet of a children's writer/poet. She is hilarious and WHAT A DIVA!


 


[image error]Today, I picked out 5 words from one of Mom’s old stories that she’s working on again. She’s making it new. And better. And shorter. And better…


[image error]6. Pets – Mom has always had pets – even before me. (What a shocker that life didn’t begin with me, #amiright ) She grew up with a Myna bird that talked, a couple of other birds off and on, tropical fish, baby turtles, and of...

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Average rating: 4.03 · 69 ratings · 27 reviews · 1 distinct work
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