One Book. Three Types of Nonfiction: A Lesson For Students on How and Why to Use Different Types of Nonfiction in Their Writing
My picture book biography, Monet Paints a Day, (Charlesbridge, 2011),was written using three different kinds of nonfiction. This was done because I had so much
Obviously, as a writer, it is important to continually work at understanding your craft and improving your skills. However, to my mind, just as important
I am not a football fan, but when I taught middle school, I pretended to be one, so I’d have something to talk about to
We’ve all heard the saying, “If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” Now, substitute the word teacher for mama. And then, substitute the words optimistic
“When we take time to notice the things that go right—it means we’re getting a lot of little rewards throughout the day.” – Martin E.
It is not unusual for me to get letters from students telling me that they have read one of my books. But this year, I
Whenever I visit schools, students ask me where I get my ideas. I tell them that ideas are everywhere and that I get them from