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published 2005
Poems from a Juicy Universe
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Fun Facts about Heidi Mordhorst

Favorite color:
Turquoise--could you guess?  It took me a long time, but I finally made the committment at age 32.

Least favorite food:
Green peppers, although I like other green vegetables including Brussels sprouts.  

Most favorite food:
Too hard--that's why I started with least favorite food.

Favorite picture books:
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig; Hazel's Amazing Mother by Rosemary Wells; Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran;  Swimmy by Leo Lionni, and any by Ezra Jack Keats

Favorite chapter books:
The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Warner Chandler; Charlotte's Web by E.B. White, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg; My Side of the Mountain by Jean George; and Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh.  (I'm working on moving into the 21st century.)

Hello, and thanks for visiting!
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 teacher, poet, general optimist
heidi mordhorst
who am I? 
I'm a poet and a teacher
and I like doing both together.
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biographical information 
including a professional resume.
published 2009
Pumpkin Butterfly
Poems from the Other Side of Nature 
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a gust of butterflies and read the stories behind a few poems.
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