As part of the California Young Reader Medal program, educators in California have made my book into a play, and I think it’s great. And I think your student will like performing in it. READER’s THEATER
HONORING THE FUTURE WOMEN OF THE WORLD WITH WOMEN OF THE PAST
I was honored this month to be interviewed about my books about women by A Mighty Girl, a website of books, toys, movies, clothing and music with positive messages about girls that honors the potential of all girls to grow and become what they choose to become. In other words, to truly become Mighty Girls!
I don’t know if you’ve read Deborah Hopkinton’s wonderful new book, Annie and Helen, illustrated by Raul Colon, and published by Schwartz & Wade. I always tell children that everyone is unique and every writer is unique, and we write differently because we are different. Deborah Hopkinton and I love to write about history. When we decided to write about Helen Keller, we took different approaches. Click below and you’ll find out how each of us made our decisions on what and how to write about that amazing woman. http://kidlitwhm.blogspot.com/2013/03/helen-keller-revisited-interview-with.html