Improve your child’s writing skills by spreading happiness with these amazing tips by Lizzie Mussoline, M. Ed. that will keep kids’ writing skills sharp.
Here are activities for getting started on teaching kids about writer’s voice. Shared by Jasmine A. Stirling, author of A MOST CLEVER GIRL.
The SEEKER series immediately draws you in, and is unique enough to demand second and third readings. Get to know a little more about the series and Arwen Elys Dayton.
The good news is that there are many things you can do over the summer that will increase your child’s excitement and motivation for reading.
The main challenge in writing multiple points of view is helping the reader keep everybody sorted out.
Patricia Hruby Powell danced throughout the Americas and Europe with her dance company, One Plus One, before becoming a writer of children’s books. She is the author of Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker, an extraordinary portrait of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker written in exuberant verse. She lives in Champaign, Illinois. You can visit her online at talesforallages.com.
The Mythomaniacs is well-suited to middle-school readers but is also sure to enchant younger readers as a read-along story. It is also a great stepping-off point for introducing readers to some of the great classics: such as Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven, Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poem Jabberwocky and the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
JORDAN JACOBS’ love of mummies, castles, and Indiana Jones led to his first archaeological excavation at age 13 in California’s Sierra Nevada. His novels Samantha Sutton and the Labyrinth of Lies and Samantha Sutton and the Winter of the Warrior Queen were inspired by his work at Chavín de Huántar, Peru and in England.
TCBR is honored to launch Valerie O. Patterson’s two-week OPERATION OLEANDER blog tour with this fascinating article which taks a look at processing emotion through the art of writing.