Meli hopes you are all having a great summer and that you are reading lots of good books! This month Meli answers questions from students in Adairville, Kentucky.
Q: Dear Meli, My name is Danny. I go to Adairville Elementary in Kentucky. Hi Meli. I love your book and I love you too Meli. Meli do you love to hug? Yes or no. The markers are scented.
A: Hi Danny! I loved your letter and drawing, they made me so happy! Scented markers sound like fun, I love to find new things to sniff! I bet they smell good! I love hugs, they make my tail wag! Keep reading! Woof! Meli
Q: Dear Meli, my name is Caden. I go to Adairville Elementary in Kentucky. Meli do you like going for walks? Love Caden
A: Hi Caden, Reading your letter made me so happy! It was nice to hear from you! I love to go on walks to the dog park! I make so many friends there, and I have a lot of fun playing with them! Keep reading! Woof! Meli
Q: Dear Meli, My name is Charlie. I go to Adairville Elementary in Kentucky. I just read Taking Care of Meli. Does the brush hurt you? Love Charlie
A: Hi Charlie, It was so great to get a letter from you! I'm so happy you like my books! The brush doesn't hurt at all! It feels nice to be brushed and it helps keep my fur clean! Keep reading! Woof! Meli
Q: Dear Meli, My name is Jairo. I go to Adairville Elementary in Kentucky. Do you like Ron?
A: Hi Jairo, Thank you so much for the letter! I loved your drawing! Kentucky sounds like a fun place to live, did you know that I live in Massachusetts? I am very happy here! Keep reading! Woof! Meli
Q: Dear Meli, My name is Lydia. I go to Adairville Elementary in Kentucky. Why did you spill your water?
A: Hi Lydia! I was so excited to hear from you! Sometimes when I drink water I can be a bit messy. I have to lap up the water so if I drink too quickly it can splash on the floor! Being neat is hard work! Keep reading! Woof! Meli
Q: Dear Meli, My name is Kallie. I go to Adairville Elementary School in Kentucky. Do you spill your water? Do you like your walks? Does your brush hurt?
A: Hi Kallie! It was so nice to get a letter from you! I loved it so much! I love my walks they are so much fun! I get thirsty, so when I get home sometimes I drink my water too quickly and it gets on the floor! Drinking from my dog bowl can be tricky! Keep reading! Woof! Meli
Q: Dear Meli, My name is Autumn. I go to Adairville Schools in Kentucky. Did you eat all the dog toothpaste? And did you break the toy? Did you get wet when you spilled the water?
A: Hi Autumn! Thank you so much for the letter! You asked some great questions! I did not eat all the toothpaste, I only need a little to brush my teeth! I try to take care of my toys so they last a long time! Keep readiing! Woof! Meli
Meli will be reading her mail all summer long, so keep 'em coming! Send your letters to Meli c/o The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™ Team, 361 Hanover St., Portsmouth, NH 03801. And Tweet your questions to @FountasPinnell with #FPAskMeli.
~Meli and The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™ Team
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