Welcome Readers and Writers of All Ages

Writing and reading is about compassion and heart — opening yourself up to feelings, thoughts and ideas no matter which side of the book you’re on.


LIBRARY

Book suggestions and links to reviews, theme-based book lists, diversity and educational resources. (Read more)


PENCIL SHAVINGS

A blog devoted to reading and writing from my perspective as a former school librarian and life-long creative writing mentor to children and teens.

  • Book discussions from me, guest authors and educators
  • Creative writing thoughts and tips for all ages
  • A chance to share your favorite titles and authors

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