"Now, Billie Jo,redo it and get the right answers," she would sternly say as my face became now a thousand Flames of Affliction. I prayed right there for lunch, or a fire drill, or for the marching band practicing outside to bust through the door of for the office assistant to interrup,t or for high winds to blow off the roof, or the Second Coming or even a first coming, or for the fighting Steers playing football to throw one long and hard right through the window and knock me unconscious!
L.T. Garvin's wide range of talent is about to be available. She has written a short story, "A Night at Bailey's Grocery," printed in The Texas Writers Journal, and Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete, a humorous children's story about the pressure of sports in a world where football, basketball, baseball, and track reign. Now available… Continue reading Talent Galore
Ms. Deacon my reading teacher, gave us some great homework: 'Read at least 30 minutes tonight and find some new vobabulary words.' I immediately want to know: 'is there a book to check out with a lot of football pictures in it?' And yes, there is. Check out Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete, by… Continue reading Football season (from the eyes of a 4th grader)
Is there a sports fan in your house? The Adventures of a 4th Grade Athlete, by L.T. Garvin, captures the sporting imagination of a young boy. As he jumps from sport to sport, he learns some valuable lessons along the way. Do you have a dog lover in your house? One whose best bud is his… Continue reading Books Boys Will Love
The Attention Monster spots me and SNAP! He's stolen my concentration. This usually happens during school at a time when I can be easily trapped...My mind bounces around and then suddenly something grabs me and pulls me out the window. Dragons, giants, and superheroes frequently yank me outside. And so Nathan starts school and the… Continue reading Do You Have an Attention Monster?