Quote of the day, care of Julius Lester, from his picture book Let’s Talk about Race.
“I am a story.
So are you. So is everyone. 40 more words
Let me just start by saying that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is not a book I would have read on my own. I tried once, when I was eleven, and was bored out of my mind. 1,306 more words
This post is almost entirely quoted from a fabulous little book I picked up entitled “On Writing for Children and Other People” by Julius Lester, and his extremely well-articulated thoughts on rewriting the tales of Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris who’s primary character was Brer Rabbit, of course. 367 more words