Hi Writers! One of the best–if not THE BEST–part of writing a book FOR KIDS is meeting and talking to ACTUAL KIDS. I have learned so much visiting schools and listening to what kids have to say about school, reading, and creativity. Kids give me HOPE. They share the sparkle! They help each other. And...Read More
Hi Friends– If you know me, you know I love to celebrate every writing milestone! This week, my wonderful editor sent me ARCs for Book Two of The Wish List series! Since they arrived on International Day of the Girl, I thought it would be fun to give away some books with GIRL POWER! But...Read More
Dear Writers, Teachers, and Friends, During these nine days of Awe, as the heat has (finally) broken, I’ve thought a lot about my goals for this year. I’ve thought about new stories. Talking to readers. Making a difference. Working with writers. I am lucky. But I am also troubled. Mostly, for creativity. For play. For...Read More
Want to be a fairy godmother or godfather? There is NOTHING more gratifying than helping someone else. Inspired by the 2017-18 PLANNING TO CHANGE THE WORLD plan book, here are ten easy ways to bring social action to your class or family! Sparkle On!!!!! Read More
Sarah Aronson holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of one picture book, The Princess and the Pea: A Very Short Pop-Up, and three novels: Head Case, Beyond Lucky, Believe, and The Wish List.