Teen authors David & Laura Lee (Inspire us to write)

David T. Lee (15 year-old of 5 books, published a 4,500-word sci-fi at 7); Laura T. Lee (13 year-old of 2 novels, published a 62,000-word novel at 10)

Useful Resources for Young Readers and Writers

Written By: Books R Fun

These sites are related to our blog on promoting literacy to young children. Their contents align with our goal. We will continue to add more sites to the list.

StoneSoup (The Print Magazine Written By and For Children)
Established in 1973, Stone Soup is the leading publisher of children’s writing and art in the English-speaking world. Long a fixture in schools, libraries, and the homes of children ages 8 to 13 who love to read and write, Stone Soup is the perfect gift for creative children. It is that rare resource that broadens kids’ interests. It challenges, motivates, and stimulates kids to deepen their engagement with reading, writing, and art.

An online community for writers of all interests and skill levels, has been going strong since 2000. It provides an extremely creative environment for authors, offering hundreds of unique writing tools and opportunities for creation and inspiration.

SCBWI Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest!

April Jones Prince’s author web site

Gail Carson Levine’s author web site

Eileen Christelow’s author web site

Chris Van Allsburg’s author web site

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