What I Learned From the Cybils

The Cybils’ Nonfiction Picture Book panel for round one, which I was thrilled to be a part of this year, recently finished our deliberations. The panelists were: Fiona Bayrock (blogging at Books and ‘Rocks) Janssen Bradshaw (blogging at Everyday Reading) Susan Murray (blogging at From Tots to Teens) Cathy Potter (blogging at The Nonfiction Detectives) Read More …

Review: Picture Yourself Writing Poetry

  Picture Yourself Writing Poetry: Using Photos to Inspire Writing by Laura Purdie Salas Capstone Press, August 2011 32 pages Ages: 8 and up This title is one of the Picture Yourself Writing ____: Using Photos to Inspire Writing series, and it’s quite effective—it inspired me to write! Not only does it demonstrate how one can use images Read More …