Thank you to the prolific Suzanne Slade for sharing her process with us! … More Mining for Heart: That “Goosebump Moment” by Suzanne Slade
a children’s book to calm the storm and inspire appreciation of the beauty of life … More Life
Culture, weaving, recycling, mothers and daughters – WOW! All woven into one wonderful children’s book. … More Rainbow Weaver, Tejedora del Arcoíris
Today Kristin Gray shares her process of finding the heart in her middle grade novel and its irresistible main character, Vilonia Beebe. Thank you, Beth, for having me on your blog. I’m delighted to be here. I adore stories with heart. Heart is more than sappy emotions or a feeling. It is enthusiasm, passion, resolve, … More Mining for Heart: Kristin Gray on Connecting to Characters
Next week, author Kristin Gray will share her thoughts on Mining for Heart. In the meantime, enjoy her fantastic debut middle grade novel. Title: Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge Written by: Kristin L. Gray Suitable for ages: 8-12 Simon & Schuster, 2017, fiction Themes/topics: pets, responsibility, family Opening: The day I was born I was four … More Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge
There comes a time in all kids’ lives when they need to create their own country. … More I Need My Own Country!
An illustrated journey … from the Big Bang to the present. … More Timeline, A Visual History of Our World