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Great Tips on Writing

19Jan 21
Amanda Gorman’s inauguration poem calls for a better America

Amanda Gorman’s inauguration poem calls for a better America

At age 22, Amanda Gorman is the youngest poet to write and recite a verse at a presidential inauguration. Her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” spoke about unity, healing, grief, and hope. President Joe Biden addressed similar themes in his speech. Gorman was inspired by great speakers like Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther…

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30May 19

Newbery Medal and Caldecott Medal winners named

Each year, the American Library Association issues medals to important books in children’s literature. One is for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature. In 2019, that was “Merci Suárez…

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Great Tips on Writing delves into the mechanics of fun and useful forms of writing. From poetry to persuasive essays, each book in this series guides readers through a different writing process. Learn how to choose and research your topic, organize your writing, hold your audience’s attention, and polish your prose through 12 step-by-step tips.

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