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Behind The Book: Somewhere in the City

Author J.B Frank shares what inspired them to write Somewhere in the City. Read on to learn more about the book’s journey from fond childhood memories to an illustrated story for kids! Imagination I’ve always found that I liked writing down my thoughts, experiences, and family memories. I have thirteen brothers and sisters, so there …

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Behind The Book: She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised their Voice and Changed the World

Author Kathy Mac Millan shares what inspired her and her co-author Manuela Bernardi to write She Spoke. Read on to learn more about the book’s journey from idea to publication. Writing Besties Way back in the spring of 2018, I got an intriguing email from the Publishing Director at Familius. He had the idea of using …

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Behind The Book: The Parent Compass

Co-authors Cindy Clumeck Muchnick and Jenn Bowie Curtis share what inspired them to write The Parent Compass: Navigating Your Teen’s Wellness & Academic Journey in Today’s Competitive World. Read on to learn more about the book’s journey from idea to publication. Behind the Book In March 2019, Operation Varsity Blues (also known as The College …

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Rejected?: Rethinking College Admission Decisions and How to Support Your Kids

Jenn Curtis, MSW is the author of The Parent Compass and she is an educational consultant, author, speaker, and the owner of FutureWise Consulting. She has guided hundreds of high school students and their families through all aspects of the college admission process. Read along as she gives you and your family advice on how …

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6 Tips for Sharing Women’s History with Kids All Year Round

In 1987, the United States Congress declared March as Women’s History Month. But women’s history—also known as just plain history—has been around as long as there have been women, even if it wasn’t always recorded, shared, or taught in schools. Here are some tips for weaving women’s history into conversations with kids every month of …

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