Author: Juliette Moon, Ed.D
Bubble Gum Took My Breath Away is a thought provoking, interactive storybook that attracts gum enthusiasts across the continents. This storybook appeals to young audiences in grades four through nine. However, younger audiences will enjoy the great activities as well. A tool for independent reading and guided practice, this mind-bending, humorously written, interactive story book is full of twists and turns. It encourages student engagement (written reflection, figurative language, use of prior knowledge, and higher order thinking). The amusing pictures, from shutterstock.com, will ignite the junior artist imagination. Come join us as we journey through an exciting bubble gum excursion!
Juliette Moon, an inspiration to teaching and learning, embraces students’ literacy skills, and instructional practices that enhance students’ sense of engagement in and ownership of their learning. Outside of receiving recognition for numerous school articles, Juliette co-authored two children’s books with Sausan El Burai Félix (Vuela Alto & The Day Bubble Gum Took My Breath Away!), with Spanish translation. Her earlier publications include Teacher Reflections, Let’s Hear It From the Boys: Inspired by America’s Choice, and Affectionate Moon: Poetic Reflections. Juliette’s research includes Prenatal Substance Exposure and its Affect on Student Achievement, Teacher Absenteeism and Its Impact on Student Performance, and Teacher Displacement Equals Teacher Dissatisfaction. Outside of mentoring teachers, writing, and researching, Juliette loves watching Jeopardy, as well as playing Candy Crush Saga, and 4 Pictures-1 Word. A native Chicagoan, Juliette resides in Brookhaven, GA., and has a beautiful daughter, Joi, residing in Metro Atlanta.