Happy New Year from Meli! Meli has been reading all of your letters over vacation! She loves to get letters from her fans! This month she answers letters from students all across the country.
Noah Greenville Elementary School, Greenville, WI
Dear Meli, After we read the Taking Care of Meli Series, we have some questions for you. Are you still a good swimmer? Can you still balance a ball? Do you like to chase other things besides squirrels? You are such a cool dog! We love reading your books.
– Jackson, Izaiah, Geoffrey, Miranda, JJ and Isabelle
Hi everyone! Thank you so much for the letter and drawings! I'm so happy you like my books! I love to swim! It's so much fun! Sometimes I chase rabbits and birds when I see them outside! What do you like to do? Keep reading! Woof!
Kendall Elementary, Boerne, TX
Dear Meli, we just read Meli at School. If you dreamed of being anything, what would it be? Do you like big dogs? Hope to hear from you soon!
– Jaedan and Mathis
Hi Jaedan and Mathis! Thank you so much for your letters! I'm so happy you like my books! I love being in books, so I'm already following my dream! What do you want to be when you grow up? I like all kinds of dogs! I make so many new friends when I visit the dog park! It's so much fun! Keep reading! Woof!
Oceanside School #5, Oceanside, NY
Hello there! We are 2nd graders from Oceanside School #5 in New York. We LOVE Meli! We have a few questions for her! Are you a good dog? What is your favorite food! Who are you friends with? Do you like to bark? Do you like to eat? What is your favorite trick? Do you like to play?
– Meli's #1 fans: Ryan, Liam, Olivia, Sofia, Mia and Anthony
Hello everyone! I loved getting your letter! You asked some great questions! My favorite food is cantaloupe, it's super yummy! I make a lot of friends when I go to the dog park, it's so much fun to play with them! I don't have a favorite trick, my favorite part of doing a trick is the treat I get! Keep reading! Woof!
Jennings School, Oaklyn, NJ
To Meli, You are cute! I like your leash! What kind of dog are you? What's your friend's name? What's your favorite holiday? My name is Chloe, I am 6 years old.
Hi Chloe! Thank you so much for your letter! You asked some great questions! I am a West Highland Terrier! I love any holiday where I get new toys! They are so much fun to play with! Keep reading! Woof!
Meli wants to hear from you! You can send letters to Meli c/o The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Team™, 361 Hanover St., Portsmouth, NH 03801. And don't forget to Tweet your questions to @FountasPinnell with #FPAskMeli.
See you soon!
~Meli and The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™ Team