Author Archives: Valerie Byrd Fort

About Valerie Byrd Fort

I live in South Carolina. I am passionate about libraries, books, and reading. I am also a mom. This is my blog about those things.

Let me toot your horn…#librarygoddessontour

Not sure how many of you have read my About section (or remember this blog post), but after 15 years as an elementary school librarian – I am taking a break to stay home with my toddler. Books, libraries, and … Continue reading

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Books that might make your classroom (and the world) more beautiful! #backtoschool #readalouds

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First Day of School READ ALOUDS! #backtoschool

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NEW Columbia SC Moms Blog post and where to find my book reviews!

Yet another new post for the Columbia SC Moms Blog – this one about potty training (how NOT to do it). PS – I am posting a lot on Instagram, FB, and Goodreads! Be sure to follow me there to … Continue reading

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New post – Columbia SC Mom Blog!

Here is my newest post for the Columbia SC Mom Blog, (“How I Survived the First Two Years of Motherhood”)…it’s actually NOT about reading and books (even though I do suggest a couple of titles for new moms)…ENJOY! VBF  

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Columbia SC Moms Blog Post – Reading With Your 3 and Under

New post about books on the Columbia SC Moms Blog – I wrote it!  Enjoy 🙂 VBF

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Total Solar Eclipse – August 21!

If you live near me or in the path of the total solar eclipse, you know that it’s happening soon! The total solar eclipse will happen on August 21 and there are events popping up EVERYWHERE to see this once … Continue reading

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