Shutting Down A Bully

Shutting Down A Bully

By Amy S. Foster We’ve all heard the stories about why some kids are bullies. They feel bad about themselves, they suffer from poor self esteem, they want others to feel as bad as they do, their home life is troubled…Adults can look at these factors and explain, quite...
Reaching Reluctant Young Male Readers

Reaching Reluctant Young Male Readers

By Alane Adams   One of the toughest audiences to attract to a new book are boys between the ages of 11 and 15. When I wrote the Legends of Orkney for my own pre-teen son, my goal was to actively attract and draw that audience into the reading experience. I knew...
10 Ways For a Child to Start the School Year Right

10 Ways For a Child to Start the School Year Right

It’s August, and that means that summer is nearly over, and kids are starting their back-to-school shopping. But, along with new clothes, backpacks, and perhaps a spiffy new lunchbox, we thought it would be good to remind kids what it means to be good citizens,...