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Sunday, July 21, 2019
by Karen Leggett Abouraya It hardly sounds like nonfiction: “From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion,” but this is J...
Monday, June 3, 2019
What Does Your Character Want?
Guest Post by Claudia Mills One of the most powerful questions for launching a story is: what does my main character want...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Except When They Don't
by Laura Gehl Except When They Don’t is written by Laura Gehl and illustrated by Joshua Heinsz. The book is about how girls always lo...
Monday, May 6, 2019
Speak Up! Listen Up!
guest post by Kathy MacMillan What does it mean to raise your voice? It can be a lot more than screaming or shouting– it also means defendi...
Monday, April 22, 2019
The Roots of Rap
by Karen Leggett Abouraya There is probably a tapper in your home or class: the boy or girl who is constantly tapping, often unconscio...
Monday, April 8, 2019
I Call Dibs!
by Laura Gehl Dibs , written by Laura Gehl and illustrated by Marcin Piwowarski, is the story of two brothers. Julian calls “dibs” so ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Words Have Power
by Karen Leggett Abouraya “Let us pick up our books and pens… One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world.” ...
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