Tag Archives: Reading

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN Saltwater Taffy is well on its way to be listed on the best selling books for children around the country.  While this is an important distinction for us and our book distributor Perseus, the most important thing about … Continue reading

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The Secret Every Tween Should Know

The Secret Every Tween Should Know One of the many reasons I know Saltwater Taffy, an award-winning adventure book for the entire family, will become a bestselling children’s book is because the soul of the story is one based on … Continue reading

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SALTWATER TAFFY CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY WINNER

SALTWATER TAFFY CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY WINNER The Saltwater Taffy Christmas Giveaway Winner is announced!  After over 75 entries and the wonders of random drawing through SORTING on word, the winner is: KIDS BOOKWORM.NET Kids Bookworm is an amazing site hosted by a Mom … Continue reading

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Saltwater Taffy WINS Silver Nautilus Book Award

Saltwater Taffy WINS Silver Nautilus Book Award Saltwater Taffy wins The Nautilus Award Silver Medal!  The Nautilus Award recognizes books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living & positive social change, while at the same time they stimulate the “imagination” and offer the … Continue reading

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7 STEPS FOR CREATING YOUNG READERS

CREATING YOUNG READERS As the author of Saltwater Taffy, I feel I have learned what it takes to create young readers.  Here are 7 Steps for Creating Young Readers: 1. START EARLY: Twenty-six percent of children between the ages of three … Continue reading

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Learning How To Read: Guest Writer

LEARNING HOW TO READ: Guest Writer Learning how to read is becoming a bigger topic than we care to admit.  There is an amazing website out there that I want to bring to your attention.  Run by Bianca Schulz, The … Continue reading

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CREATIVE CHILDREN: Something They Can Learn?

CREATIVE CHILDREN: Something They Can Learn? Creative children are creative because they are willing to practice being creative.  Some middle school readers have asked me the question, ‘Can I learn how to be creative?’  As the author of Saltwater Taffy, … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Disguised as Entertainment

Domestic Violence Disguised as Entertainment We are so used to domestic violence disguised as entertainment, our moral responsibilities are being sold down the river.  Maybe Phil Collins had it right when he said, ‘I don’t care anymore…you hear me, I don’t … Continue reading

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WRITING CHILDREN’S BOOKS

WRITING CHILDREN’S BOOKS One of the biggest secrets to writing children’s books is to watch your own thoughts.   Be careful not to judge your abilities, just trust in the process and keep moving the story forward.  Remember, if a … Continue reading

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