Monday, October 6, 2008

Want to be a writer?

I hope that many of you out there are thinking about what you would like our next president to accomplish while he's in office, so that you can enter our "Dear Mr. President" letter writing contest. (Click on this link for details)

If you are a beginning writer and need some inspiration to get you started, check out a few of these books. They're sure to get you ready to write!
If You Were a Writer, by Joan Lowery Nixon

A young girl learns from her author mom what it means to be a writer.



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Arthur Writes a Story, by Marc Brown

Arthur is challenged by a creative writing assignment at school.





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Illustrator Janet Stevens worries that she won't be able to write books as well as she illustrates them.

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This book will help you find your writing style, make sure your writing is organized, and help you with grammar and puncutation.

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