On the night of that child’s 4th birthday in March 2015, they looked their mother straight in the eye (still wearing their favorite Elsa gown from the day’s birthday festivities) and proudly declared, “Mom, I’m not a boy. I’m a girl. In my heart and in my brain.”
There are many useful books and posts to help you get your completed manuscript published, but if you’re bound and determined NOT to become a published author, avoid them like the plague. Instead, here are 10 quick and easy tips to help you remain safely unpublished.
Math for Kids does indeed include a wide range of fun and interesting math activities for children, but it pairs each activity with a brief biography of the mathematician who inspired that activity. Reminiscent of biographical anthologies such as Bygone Badass Broads and She the People, this book gives kids a peek into the intriguing and complicated lives of mathematicians.
Not only is Laura an immensely talented YA author, she’s also a mother, avid reader, member of SCBWI critique groups, and social justice activist. She
One of my favorite things to do here on Writers’ Rumpus is interview kidlit authors. Because creative people are fascinating, aren’t they? Sometimes an author’s
“There once was a boy shot from a bow like an arrow. / Strong and straight, he flew across the world, connecting many people with
A crafty, light-hearted Middle-Grade caper! Walker Books, a division of Candlewick Press, released the first US edition of this international adventure in April 2022. I
It’s my pleasure to welcome author Nancy Tandon back to Writers’ Rumpus to discuss her second middle grade novel, GHOST OF SPRUCE POINT. If you missed our interview on Nancy’s poignant debut novel, THE WAY I SAY IT, click here. By the title alone, we can tell something spooky comes our way in Nancy’s newest book, published by Aladdin and available on 8/2/22.
I’m excited to review several new picture books generously provided and published by Candlewick Press. These beauties all share a summertime theme and take place
Imagine this scenario: Your favorite high school History teacher passes out an assignment requiring you and your fellow classmates to debate the Final Solution as members of Hitler’s Nazi Elite. You must provide five well-researched points to defend a PRO or CON position on how best to destroy all Jews. The PRO position is extermination and the CON position is sterilization, ghettos, and work camps.
My trip to Shanghai, China fifteen years ago is one that will stay with me for the rest of my life. I spent two amazing
The very first picture book I ever wrote was called Wilma and the Big Scream. It featured dramatic lines like: The scream was so loud