Our Story Begins

<< Previous in Age 8-12 Years Next in Age 8-12 Years >>

Price: $17.99
Manufacturer Part No: 9781481472081

From award-winning author Elissa Brent Weissman comes a collection of quirky, smart, and vulnerable childhood works by some of today’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators—revealing young talent, the storytellers they would one day become, and the creativity they inspire today. Everyone’s story begins somewhere…

For Linda Sue Park, it was a trip to the ocean, a brand-new typewriter, and a little creative license. For Jarrett J. Krosoczka, it was a third grade writing assignment that ignited a creative fire in a kid who liked to draw.

For Kwame Alexander, it was a loving poem composed for Mother’s Day—and perfected through draft after discarded draft. For others, it was a teacher, a parent, a beloved book, a word of encouragement. It was trying, and failing, and trying again. It was a love of words, and pictures, and stories.

Your story is beginning, too. Where will it go?

Related Products

Halfway Normal
Price: $16.99
Halfway Normal
Halfway Normal
Miguel's Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote
Price: $17.95
Miguel's Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote
Miguel's Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote
This Book Is a Planetarium
Price: $40.00
This Book Is a Planetarium
This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions
Polaris
Price: $16.99
Polaris
Polaris