Author Archives: P. Joy Webster

About P. Joy Webster

Author of "Don't come here, Julie!" Auteure de « Ne viens pas ici, Julie!» School Library Technician and ESL teacher Technicienne en documentation scolaire et professeure d'anglais langue seconde.

You’ll have a lot of time to write!

Hi, everyone, I’m sure you are wondering why I haven’t written in my blog for so long. Lots of things have been happening in my personal life that made it difficult to write. I broke my foot in Aug 2011, … Continue reading

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Standing Tall with Turner Syndrome

I don’t know when exactly I was diagnosed with Turner Syndrome. I remember getting my cheek swabbed when I was 10 or 11, but I wasn’t told why. I didn’t actually hear the term Turner Syndrome until I was 15. Back then, … Continue reading

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Sheree Fitch, Canadian author / Auteure canadienne

On Fri, April 12th, DDO School had the priviledge of welcoming Sheree Fitch, Canadian author for a recitation.  She gave a very fun, animated presentation of her poetry for children, and we had a good visit after.  Thank you, Sheree! … Continue reading

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Quebec City Book Fair / Salon du Livre de Québec

I had a blast at the Book Fair – my musketeers (Rachelle Gagnon and Michèle Ducasse) were there to share the moment with me, and I even was interviewed for SRC TV. C’était super le fun au Salon du Livre … Continue reading

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New course / Nouveau cours

français en bas. So, I have once again embarked upon a correspondance course with the Institute of Children’s Literature.  We don’t apply for the Advanced program, we are offered a place if our instructor recommends us, and if the committee agrees. I was … Continue reading

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Graphic novels, What do YOU say? / Les bandes dessinées, qu’en dites VOUS?

français en bas. As a Library Tech and an author, I’m still deciding what I think about Graphic novels.  They get kids excited about books, but the little ones in my library want to take books that are inappropriate, just … Continue reading

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Salon international du livre de Québec / Quebec City International Book Fair

français en bas. I was recently invited by my bookstore here in Quebec City to have a one-hour book signing at the Quebec City International Book Fair.  (20,000 visiters per day).  Thank you La Maison Anglaise!  I’ll let you know the exact … Continue reading

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