Graphic novel makes computer science fun

Graphic novel makes computer science fun

A YA/teen graphic novel can make computer science education fun and easy?! The bad news is that roughly half of high schools don’t allow computer science classes to count as credit toward graduation. The good news is that now someone has made computer education...
Kids’ Writing Contest Supports Literacy

Kids’ Writing Contest Supports Literacy

Writing contest for kids: Calling all writers in grades 5 to 8: Fight for literacy and get published with World Literacy Canada! The annual Write for A Better World contest is back with the prompt to write a 400-word story about looking at yourself through another...
Pam Withers in Montreal and Montana

Pam Withers in Montreal and Montana

Just returned from Toronto/Montreal/Ottawa, where I did school and library talks and visited my son. I also did a road trip to Montana, where my sister Priscilla and I visited our niece Esther near Philipsburg, a town that looks like it is straight out of a Western....
Bungee Jump

Bungee Jump

Thirteen-year-old Chris and his family are setting up a bungee jump in his backyard. It’s a real large-scale bungee jump off a bridge that connects his backyard to a small island owned by his family. Not only is it going to be the coolest attraction around, but...
Andreo’s Race

Andreo’s Race

Just as sixteen-year-old Andreo, skilled in death-defying ironman events in wilderness regions, is about to compete in rugged Bolivia, he and his friend Raul (another Bolivian adoptee) begin to suspect that their adoptive parents have unwittingly acquired them...