Monthly Archives: January 2017

An Interview with Picture Book Author Anna Forrester, by Rachel Dougherty

I’m excited to introduce you to Anna Forrester, Philadelphia-based writer, adventurer, and science enthusiast. Between years spent teaching, designing landscapes for play, and writing for kids, Anna brings a uniquely well-rounded perspective to children’s lit. Some Eastern Penn Points readers may … Continue reading

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PA Young Reader’s Choice Award, by Nadine Poper

Whew! Another unit on the Geisel, Caldecott, and Newbery medals comes to a close for me and my urban elementary students. What a fun ride we had. My kiddos applauded loudly for They All Saw a Cat and Du Iz Tak? Whooted and … Continue reading

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Web Wednesday: Late January Edition, by Lori Ann Palma

Happy Wednesday! It’s late January, which means we’re one month down with winter, and if you’re like me, the end can’t come soon enough! I also want to remind you that there are *two days* left to submit to the … Continue reading

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Final Call for Submissions…Do You #BelieveInMagic?

Final Call for Submissions! Our 2017 February #BelieveInMagic Art and Poetry show submission window is now open until Friday, January 27th! You can submit poetry and/or art by yourself, or team up with another writer/artist to create something together. Create something … Continue reading

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3 Simple Steps to Setting Writing Goals You’ll Actually Keep

Whenever January rolls around and we begin a new year on the calendar, the mind naturally takes an inventory of all that came before. Not only have I considered the goals I’ve met, but also those I haven’t, so I … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution (and Manuscript Critique Giveaway!) by Virginia Law Manning

Happy New Year, my fellow creators! Ahhh… 2017! A fresh start! There’s no time like the present to take on some new writing and/or illustrating goals! If you’re not already in a critique group, why not join one now? All … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author Christine Kendall on Character and Intuition, by Anna Forrester

Christine Kendall lives and writes in Philadelphia. Her debut middle grade novel, RIDING CHANCE, was released by Scholastic in October, and has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category of ‘Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens.  “Troy is a kid with a passion. And dreams. … Continue reading

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