Let Cynthia Erivo Read You a Story on Storyline Online

Award-winning performing artist Cynthia Erivo is “this close” to getting her EGOT, but she’s not stopping there! Recently, Erivo completed a very special project that’s particularly close to her heart—a children’s book of inspiration drawn from her mother titled Remember to Dream, Ebere. As a gift to millions of fans and young readers everywhere, Erivo …

Celebrate International Day of the Girl With Rebel Girls

It’s no secret we’re big fans of the Rebel Girls brand and its mission to helping raise an inspired and confident global generation of girls. Ahead of International Day of the Girl on October 11, check out their latest book Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic. Edited by …

Ten Halloween Picture Books by Women Authors

There’s something magical about pulling out spooktacular tales to enjoy throughout October. And these ten Halloween picture books by women authors offer loads of spooky snuggles and fun. It’s quite a feat to offer up a storytelling experience that is both visually and textually excellent. From witches to noises, to zombies, to pumpkins, to monsters, …

Lisa McGuinness: Author of the Mother Daughter Activity Journal

Author Lisa McGuinness’s latest book Mother Daughter Activity Journal: Connecting Better with Each Other, offers mothers and daughters a new supportive place to share thoughts, dreams, worries, cares, life experiences–and have fun while doing it. McGuinness is the author of Catarina’s Ring, Meaningful Bouquets, Hoppy Trails, Caffeinated Ideas Journal, and the co-author of numerous children’s …

International Dot Day: Wisdom for the Entire Year

Beloved in households and classrooms worldwide, the children’s book The Dot tells the story of a girl (Vashti) who begins a self-discovery journey after a teacher challenges her to “make her mark.” Known as author Peter H. Reynold’s “storybook for all ages,” the lessons of the book are celebrated by millions every year on September …

15 Children’s Books for Women’s Equality Day

In 1971, U.S. House Representative Bella Abzug presented a bill designating August 26 as Women’s Equality Day. The day was chosen to commemorate the certification of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920, to the United States Constitution and women winning the right to vote. It is important to note that many women of color …

overcoming your inner critic

Karen C.L. Anderson is a master-certified life coach and international bestselling author of several books, including Overcoming Creative Anxiety: Journal Prompts & Practices for Disarming Your Inner Critic & Allowing Creativity to Flow. Anderson corresponded with Girls That Create via email about her book, our Inner Critic and Inner Advocate, and how it all relates …

Character Strengths girl jumping on bridge

In her new book Thrivers, Dr. Michele Borba helps parents and educators teach the essential character strengths kids need to become young people who flourish in a rapidly changing, digitally-driven, and uncertain world. As a teacher, educational consultant, and parent for 40 years, Dr. Borba has never been more worried for young people than she …

quotes-female-poets

2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry. National Poetry Month, launched by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, reminds the public that poets play an integral role in our culture and that poetry matters. Here are ten quotes by women poets to celebrate. Ten Quotes by Women Poets “We all move …

Marie Benedict best-sellers

When it comes to luck, bestselling author Marie Benedict believes having a special someone who can pick out books you’ll cherish is a blessing. For her, that person was an aunt who also happened to be an English teacher and rebellious nun. When Benedict was a high schooler, her aunt gifted her Marion Zimmer Bradley’s …

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