Meli hopes you are having a great school year and are reading lots of good books! This month, Meli answers questions from students in Texas, Ohio, California, and Vermont!
Lake Travis Elementary School, Austin, TX
Dear Meli, why do you like red? Do you like fish? I think you are cute. Why are you cute too? Do you like sniffing everything? – Joesph, Ella, Reese, Jacob, Seth, Chloe
Hello everyone! I'm so happy you like my books! I loved your letter and drawings! I've never had fish, it sounds yummy though! Do you like it? I love to sniff, it is one of my favorite things to do! I like red because it makes me happy! Keep reading! Woof!
Bryden Elementary, Beachwood, OH
How old is Meli? What does Meli eat? Meli is cute. When do you brush Meli's teeth and fur? What does Meli's food taste like? – Mrs. Johnson's students
Hello everyone! I'm so happy you like my books! I am 12 years old, my birthday is October 2nd! I brush my teeth and fur everyday so they stay clean! I have chicken flavored toothpaste! My favorite treat is cantaloupe, it's super yummy! Keep reading! Woof!
Gisler Elementary, Fountain Valley, CA
I like your books. What is your favorite toy? What is your favorite thing? What is your favorite animal? – Elijah, Jeremiah, Clark, Sofiya
Hi Elijah, Jeremiah, Clark and Sofiya! Thank you so much for your letters and drawings! I love to go on walks to the park! There's so many things to sniff! I like cat's and dogs! My favorite toy is my red ball! Keep reading! Woof!
Dear Meli, You are cute. I love your books. How did it feel to get a shot? Do you love the red ball? Do you like to chase squirrels? – Jenna, Koa, Verena, Justin
Hi Jenna, Koa, Verena and Justin! I'm so happy you like my books! Shots aren't my favorite, but they help me stay healthy! I do love the red ball! It's my favorite toy! I like to bark at squirrels even though I'm not supposed to. I just get so excited when I see them! Keep reading! Woof!
Barnet School, Barnet, VT
Dear Meli, What is your favorite color? What's your favorite subject? What's your favorite weather? How is your ligament doing? Do you like snow? – Amelia, Tyler, Bristol
Hi Amelia, Tyler and Bristol! Thank you so much for the letters! I'm so happy you like my books! Red is my favorite color! I like to play in the snow, it's a lot of fun! My ligament is all better now! I still go swimming to keep healthy! 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
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