"I have always imagined that Paradise will be some kind of library." ~ Jorge Luis Borges

Friday, April 15, 2016

A dog's eye view with Victoria Coe

Yesterday, Victoria Coe, author of Fenway and Hattie visited with my third graders to talk about point-of-view writing, specifically, writing from a dog's perspective.Victoria has done an impressive job of telling the story of a family that is dealing with the adjustments of moving from a dog's perspective. We hear the young girl Hattie's story through her dog Fenway. 

Victoria shared a few important dog facts. With this knowledge, the students engaged in a visualizing exercise with Victoria, imagining a scene through a dog's perspective. She finished by reading an excerpt from Fenway and Hattie. It was a fabulous visit!


  1. I had a ball visiting your library, Jennifer! Thank you so much for welcoming me. I learned so much!

    Your students are awesome! I was so impressed with their creativity and enthusiasm.

  2. Looks like a wonderful presentation...and the video's great!

  3. Great to see Victoria and Fenway inspire creative writing.