Merry Christmas

It’s almost Christmas and it’s hard to imagine that 2010 is ready for the record books.  Through the holidays, I will be working and dreaming of 2011–the year we launch Traits Complete.  Gulp.  It felt like plenty of time two years ago when we began this adventure.  Now, 1,503,569 hours later, the work is coming together beautifully thanks to so many talented editors, designers, and of course–teachers.  I hope you find your wishes for a great writing program on every page.

May you and yours be heading into some peaceful time together.  Ruth

About Ruth Culham

RUTH CULHAM has written more than 40 books and best-selling resources illuminating both writing and the reading-writing connection for countless educators around the globe. Her groundbreaking work with the writing traits and writing from reading is the culmination of 40 years of research, practice, and passion. Ruth’s most recent books, The Writing Thief: Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Craft of Writing and Dream Wakers: Mentor Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture, are available from Stenhouse Publishers. She also conducts professional development for schools and districts and writes a regular column for The Reading Teacher.
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One Response to Merry Christmas

  1. Beth Ford says:

    Thanks Ruth! Wishing you some well-earned R & R and a very happy holiday.


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