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Fractured Fairy Tales for Older Children

The origins of many classic fairy tales can be traced to the Brothers Grimm and their writings during the 1800’s. These favorite stories have been retold across generations and cultures, for example, thousands of variations of the Cinderella story are told in almost every culture of the world. 556 more words

Children's Novels

William Allen White Award Winners

Every year, children from across Kansas choose books from a list recommended by the William Allen White Children’s Book Award committee composed of Kansas teachers and librarians. 356 more words

Children's Novels

Book Reivew- The Candymakers

The Candymakers by Wendy Mass
Published by Little, Brown on October 5, 2010
Genres: Childrens- Middle Grade, Mystery, Fiction
Pages: 453

Four children have been chosen to compete in a national competition to find the tastiest confection in the country.

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Reaching A Child’s Heart By Trusting Your Own by @wenmass plus a #Giveaway

I hope you don’t mind taking a break from your regularly scheduled programing (ie: the craft of writing) for just this week. While considering how a writer might go about infusing their characters with heart, I couldn’t help thinking about how we have to remember to have it for ourselves first. 858 more words

Kidlit Summer School

“Maybe some things aren’t meant to be known. maybe there just meant to be accepted.”
― Wendy Mass

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Sage Snippets from SCBWI

I awoke this morning and thought, “What a fine day for a new blog post.” Of course, I also thought, “What a fine day to go swimming” and “What a fine day to finish reading that book.” Sensing that I have packed today’s schedule, I decided that said blog post would have to be ultra-short. 382 more words

Picture Books