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She wrote the class musical in first grade — both words and music. It was about a bunch of vegetables who got together in a salad. Jane played the chief carrot! While she was in junior high, Jane wrote an entire essay in rhyme about manufacturing in New York State. In high school, she won a Scholastic poetry contest.
In college, she wrote newspaper articles and songs. Then, on her 21st birthday, she sold her first book.
After that, Jane was a book writer for good. Jane has been married for 35 years to Dr.
David Stemple, who is the chairman of a university computer science department. Despite this, she only started using a computer for writing a few years ago! Before then, she wrote on a typewriter, endlessly revising.
About Mark Teague As with all great discoveries, Mark Teague's eureka moment materialized from something seemingly unrelated, when a move from San Diego to New York City planted the seed for his first picture book, The Trouble with the Johnsons.
His debut earned him a feature in Publishers Weekly as one of eleven prominent new authors of and secured his place among beloved children's authors. Each of Mark's books starts as "notebooks full of sketches and scribbles, strange little drawings, and phrases that seem mostly cryptic that suddenly come together," he explains.
And though Mark developed his writing and painting talents without formal training, his boundless imagination has earned him a permanent place in the hearts of children. His books tackle common childhood fears — imaginary monsters living in closets, being late for school, or meeting a new baby-sitter.
One Halloween Night sprung from his love for the holiday — the way a costume can give a person a whole new identity and how everything is transformed into something mysterious and spooky.
He and Jane created the award-winning How Do Dinosaurs It also picked up numerous prizes, including the Christopher Medal.
The sequels have been published to critical acclaim as well.Cynopsis Kids!magination Awards - Results. sponsored by. Cynopsis Kids honored the year’s best in children’s, tween and family content at the 6th Annual Kids!magination Awards during a breakfast and networking reception September 19 in NY.
Scholastic Art and Writing Awards work in such a way that each year students grades submit their work to any of the twenty-nine categories of art and writing. All but the Novel Writing category works are first evaluated at a regional level.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, New York, New York. 25K likes.
Identifying and showcasing teens with exceptional artistic and literary talent since /5(45). Search results for — The Secret Language of Sisters (12+) by Luanne Rice; #prehistoric: Follow the Dinosaurs by John Bailey Owen; #Presidents: Follow the Leaders by John Bailey Owen 'Cause I Love You by Jan Carr, illustrated by Daniel Howarth; The 10 Best Things About My Dad by Christine Loomis, illustrated by Jackie Urbanovic; 10 True Tales: Battle Heroes by Allan Zullo.
HOW TO ENTER the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Students in grades 7–12 in the U.S. and its territories, as well as American schools abroad, are invited to submit creative and original work in any of the Awards’ 29 art and writing categories, including architecture, painting, flash fiction, poetry, printmaking and video game design.
DC Scholastic Chess is proud to announce the start of the Chess League season. The league will be composed of teams of 4 students.
The teams will play one game, once a month, no elimination.