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YOUR SCHOOL COULD HELP US CREATE & PUBLISH OUR NEXT CHILDREN'S BOOK!

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We're selecting 100 schools
from across the world to be part of our 2022-23 team
as we create & publish our next children's book! 


APPLY NOW TO BE CONSIDERED!

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BENEFITS

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Supports Common Core

Developed by educators, all activities support ELA, Writing. and SEL Standards.

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Classroom-ready Materials

Teachers are burnt out and we're here to help. No prep required and no set schedule. 

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Engages Students

100% of students reported feeling more excited about writing and books after participating!

 

EASY ON TEACHERS & FUN FOR KIDS!

"Such a fun way to get students involved and interested in books!
My students are having a blast!"

Mrs. Holterman, TK Teacher, Maple, Elem, CA

"My students are all buzzing about this!"
Ms. Ting, 3rd Grade Teacher, Dolphin School, London

Classrooms receive: 
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VIDEO MESSAGES
from the book publishing team with the new behind-the-scenes sketches and book updates

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WRITING PROMPTS
that coordinate with our book- creating an authentic purpose for writing, while meeting grade-level standards 

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STUDENTS VOTE
to help our team make book design and publishing choices throughout the whole process





 

“My students are so excited to be involved in this authentic writing experience. They are intrinsically motivated to be a part of this collaboration.” 

Sandra Hammond, 3rd Grade Teacher, Western Sierra Charter, Endeavor Campus 


 

“This could be a game changer to develop emerging-readers
into students who love books.”

CJ Cammack, Superintendent for Fremont School District



“Taking an active role in the publishing process created a deeply meaningful experience that connected students to reading and writing. Our school cannot wait to participate in future activities.”
Donnelle Kellom, Principal at Clovis Elementary



"This brought joy back to our classroom. I played a 10-min video from Susie and that one video made such a big difference in how my students felt about writing. Their writing has been blossoming... and that was only one quick video! I can't even explain how excited they are to work with a real author and how special they feel to be involved in this! "
Mrs. Sterna, 3rd Grade Teacher, MN



“Did you know I’m an author?!”
Eloise, a 2nd grader at Cedarwood Elementary, CA


"We're helping to publish a book?! Can we do this everyday?" 
Samuel, 5th Grade Student at Clovis Elementary, CA

 

See why students in 41 states and 26 countries wanted to help with our last bestselling book!

Testimonials

 
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TEACHERS

Getting students excited about writing is hard. We're here to help.  For a limited time, we'll send you a "Classroom Author Visit" video to play at your convenience.

In the Classroom
 
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PRINCIPALS

See why students in 41 states and 26 countries are loving this.
We are selecting 100 schools to participate for 2022-23. We invite you to apply!

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PARENTS

Would your kids enjoy a sneak peek of the first sketches for our new book? We’ll even include a few printable activities too!

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WELCOMING OUR MOST RECENT SCHOOLS! 
BIG PICTURE ELEM, CA  | CLOVIS ELEM, CA  |  LINCOLN ELEM, CA  |  PARKS ELEM, MS  |  VALLEY OAK, CA  |. FREEDOM ELEM, CA  |  ST ANTHONY'S, CA
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Our mission is to connect students across the nation in a collaborative storytelling project, culminating in a published children’s book each school year to benefit local communities. Developed by educators, this creates an empowering, inspiring, and memorable student experience, while also bringing joy back into the classroom during a critical time in education.

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