"So, how can we use books to encourage children’s interest in STEM? To do so, we need to ignite their excitement at an early age. Barriers to children embracing these fields include inadequate access and exposure, prejudicial expectations, and lack of interest, among other things. How can we help children overcome these obstacles? It’s easy. All we have to do is expose them to STEM-related books, both fiction and nonfiction."
Every story has characters whose voices we may remember long after we’ve closed the book. Finding those character voices and writing them authentically is an essential part of the writing process. Listen to these authors discuss how they found their characters’ voices and consider how you might find your own.
The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, Tony Hillery talks about his first picture book Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood.
The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, celebrated author Kelly Starlingn Lyons talks about her new picture-book biography Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon.