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5 reasons to keep a journal

Take the time to record your private thoughts. It can make you healthier, happier and self-aware.

By Meredith Quinn-Caprioli, Associate Editor | Published: December 16, 2014

Your role in shaping the next generation

Parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, librarians, friends and community leaders all play a role in literacy. And so do writers. That last group – the writers – is the topic for this issue. If you’ve written a children’s book, middle grade book or YA book – or if you want to – you’ve come to the right place.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: December 3, 2014

Jacqueline Woodson’s Windows

Multi-genre author Jacqueline Woodson garners the energy of history and her own childhood to shape stories for young readers.

By Laura Warrell; Photos by Xan Padron | Published: December 2, 2014

Up to kids

Teen readers don’t need neon lights. They need a story. Just like adults.

By Matt de la Peña | Published: December 2, 2014