Virtual visits are a great alternative to in-person visits.Harry thinks so, too. “Stephanie never fails to AMAZE and INSPIRE our students. They practically tried to hug the camera with their thank you signs.” Kara Longo
I was proud to join New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina as a speaker at this conference dedicated to promoting literacy.
Reading at the ALA Poetry Blast with fellow poets, Mike Artell, Kristine O’Connell George, Mordicai Gerstein, Nikki Grimes, Alan Katz, Joyce Sidman, Marilyn Singer, Lee Wardlaw, Janet Wong, and Tracie Vaughn Zimmer was, well, a blast! Sylvia Vardell recorded my reading of “Shaggy Dog” at the ALA Poetry Blast. Thanks, Sylvia! “Stephanie “gets” the young
The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization in Amherst, MA, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. It’s an exciting place!
A Passel of Poets: Children’s Poetry in the Modern Age Elizabeth Bird, NYPL Senior Children’s Librarian and SLJ blogger extraordinaire invited me along with fellow poets Bobbi Katz, Marilyn Singer, and Charles R. Smith for a conversation on the state of children’s poetry today and the nitty-gritty of writing a good poem for a young