Thanks to Ruth at Discover.Play.Build, Ruth Ayres Writes for creating a place for everyone to share their celebrations.
It's a week of sweetest 'little things', some already shared on this blog, on Facebook or Twitter, but still it's a pleasure to remind myself that those 'Little Things Mean A Lot', as an old song says.
*On Monday, the ALA Youth Media awards were announced, and my Newbery club celebrated our own vote along with the official vote of the committee. What an exciting morning!
*We awoke Tuesday to hear of the death of Pete Seeger, and since then, music has been much on everyone's mind. Posts on blogs and Facebook along with tweets have celebrated his life of songs that touched and influenced so many in his life. I remember more than one time seeing him in a small concert place in Denver with my family, my kids loving seeing him after hearing and learning his songs while growing up. Among them, one I've always loved and shared with students, this song, one for females of all ages. Written by his sister Peggy, and made popular by Pete, it speaks to me still: