Poetry Month Creation Stations: Kids’ Writing Workshop

Last week we had our Kids’ Writing Workshop Creation Stations program, and celebrated National Poetry Month with Haikubes, Paint Chip

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“The Journal” — story by Lauren Sales

Young Readers League 2017 Writing Contest 1st place Category 1 (ages 8-11) The Journal by Lauren Sales Age 11 (Grade

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“The Haunted Pair of Ballet Slippers” — story by Maelee Rose Acosta

Young Readers League 2017 Writing Contest 2nd place Category 1 (ages 8-11) The Haunted Pair of Ballet Slippers by Maelee

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“The Ghosts in the Cemetery” — story by Sienna Ng

Young Readers League 2017 Writing Contest 3rd place Category 1 (ages 8-11) The Ghosts in the Cemetery by Sienna Ng

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Writing Parties September and October

Every month on the 2nd Tuesday, kids between the ages of 5 and 8 come to the library to hear

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Learning the Art of Writing Plots, with Author Kristen Kittscher

Last Friday, kids came to Pasadena Central Library for a free writing workshop with middle grade author Kristen Kittscher, who

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Writing Dialogue for Wordless Picture Books

Yesterday, after reading the book Du Iz Tak by Carson Ellis, kids in primary grades did an activity making up

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Silly Split-Panel Books – Writing Parties for Primary Grade Kids

At our most recent Writing Party for Primary Grade Kids (previously named “Creative Writing for Beginning Readers”), we made split-panel

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Reading Great Books to Learn Writing Great Hooks

At our Kids’ Writing Workshop on Friday, June 16th, we learned about writing engaging beginnings. I combed through the upper

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“Where I’m From” Poems and Blackout Poetry from Kids’ Writing Workshop

On April 21, our Kids’ Writing Workshop for ages 8-12 met to do some poetry in honor of National Poetry

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