Sandifer’s Santa Letters

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 by

I am a retired teacher, author and a Mimi.  I have enjoyed writing letters from Santa to my grandchildren and friends for many years.  I love to add details to the letters to make them even more special.  Would your child like to receive a personalized letter from Santa, too? Your child would receive a

Fun at Dietz Elementary!

Monday, 23 July 2018 by

March 2, 2018 – Such fun to read Melody’s Melody at Dietz Elementary in Crandall, Texas!  We danced and sang our way through the entire book…what a great group of students!  I was also thrilled to see some of my past students!  Always such a pleasure!  Thank you, Kristie Black for inviting me!                      

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Part of the sweet PreK group.

Part of the sweet PreK group.

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I can hardly wait for the Tyler Bookfest on August 22nd!  There will be 100 authors there displaying their new books and I am honored to be one of them.  If you are in the Tyler area on August 22, please come by and see us.  If you love to read, this will be the

Doing What I Love…

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

   I recently had the pleasure of presenting a writing mini-lesson to a small group of students in Mrs. Proctor’s 2nd grade class.  We discussed using descriptive words and elaboration in our writing.  We stretched the sentence…”The fish was swimming,” into “The little gray fish was swimming fast in the cool blue sea.”  We had so much fun

Have I mentioned….

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

I have been doing some tutoring for reading and writing at Martin Elementary with some 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders this year.  Recently, one of the students made this for me…Have I mentioned how much I have enjoyed tutoring them?  They are so sweet…and hopefully, I also helped them in some small way.  I know they

Purple Pax

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

I want to share some exciting news with you!  I have been looking for a publisher for my newest book, Purple Pax.  I recently sent the manuscript to a few publishers.  Today, I received an email from one of them.  They want to meet with me next week to discuss Purple Pax!  I am hoping for good news!

On the Road Again

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

  Well, I will soon be “On the Road Again!”  I will be going to Oklahoma to read Melody’s Melody to a group of elementary students and talk about how much fun it is to write stories and books!  Maybe my newest book, Purple Pax, will be published by then and I will be able to share it

Purple Pax

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

My newest book Purple Pax is finished!  It is about a crow that discovers a hint of purple in his feathers as he warms himself in the sun.  The crow is so excited when he sees the purple that he can hardly wait to tell his friends.  His friends are not as excited as he is however.  The problems Pax encounters help him to come to

Kaufman Monday Primary

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

Today I had the pleasure of reading Melody’s Melody to Kaufman Monday Primary.  What a great group of 1st and 2nd graders!  We sang, danced and read our way through Melody’s Melody!  We had so much fun…well, at least I did!

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