Multicultural Children’s Book Day Book Review

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 (1/25/19) is in its 6th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Our mission is to raise awareness of the ongoing need to include kids’ books that...

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Poetry for Teens

Let's explore poetry for teens. First, we'll read some poetry for teens and then we'll use the poems as models for writing a Memory Poem. Let’s get going with poetry for teens in a fabulous book named Poetry Speaks Who I Am: Poems of Discovery,...

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Tween and Teen Writing Tips

With tween and teen writing tips, you can become a writer today. What tween and teen writing tips do you need to begin? Try these: an active mind a block of time discipline an idea or two some tools. Let’s start with the tools. A very basic...

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Read Like a Writer

What does it mean to read like a writer? Begin to read like a writer and you’ll become a better writer. Really? Why? How? Allow the professor to explain. But ya’ gotta stay awake… You’re a writer, right? If you say, “NO,” then I’m inviting you...

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Teenage Poems

Let's explore teenage poems. Teenage poems are poems written by teens. First, you'll read some teenage poems and then you'll find directions for writing a fun type of poem called a cinquain (sin-kane). Let’s get going with teenage poems in two...

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John Lennon’s Imagine Book Review

Imagine by John Lennon, Illustrated by Jean Jullien. Clarion, 2017 Ages 2-7 & all ages What’s this book about? True to the theme of John Lennon’s famed lyrics, a pigeon bearing olive branches, makes her way though various settings spreading...

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