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"Directly and humorously written, this volume will cultivate a growth mindset." Kirkus Reviews loves Luke Reynolds' "Eve...
07/24/2020
EVEN MORE FANTASTIC FAILURES | Kirkus Reviews

"Directly and humorously written, this volume will cultivate a growth mindset." Kirkus Reviews loves Luke Reynolds' "Even More Fantastic Failures," out in September!

In this follow-up to Fantastic Failures (2018), Reynolds shares stories of more people who found their way to success after failure.

Social distancing can be tough on kids. How can we help them grow their friendships during this time? Dr. Eileen Kennedy...
06/29/2020
Helping Lonely Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Social distancing can be tough on kids. How can we help them grow their friendships during this time? Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore offers advice in her latest Psychology Today post. Read it here! And, download the free ebook on Growing Friendships During the Coronavirus Pandemic for even more advice on how to guide your children during a pandemic. Available now for download.

Social distancing has made many kids feel lonely and cut off from friends.

06/23/2020
Summer Parenting Tips with Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Growing Friendships author and child psychologist Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD - author for kids & parents on Live with Kelly and Ryan talking about how parents can help ensure that their kids have a fun summer despite all the obstacles that the pandemic has thrown in their way.

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore gives parenting advice now that school is out and kids are home. Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2HFUeAK Website: https://kellyandryan.com...

06/12/2020
Teaching Kids To Persevere

"Even More Fantastic Failures" author Luke Reynolds challenges kids to write through struggle, because the attempt is often more important than the end result, and builds resilience.

"We're getting excited about our upcoming release—a follow-up to FANTASTIC FAILURES from Luke Reynolds! Are you ready fo...
05/28/2020
Even More Fantastic Failures

"We're getting excited about our upcoming release—a follow-up to FANTASTIC FAILURES from Luke Reynolds! Are you ready for EVEN MORE FANTASTIC FAILURES? Here's what people are already saying about this new release:

"What a great way to show kids that it's OK to fail! Right now, as kids have low self-esteem and see failure as a weakness, this book shows them that it is a strength. My 9 year-old loved this book. I would definitely recommend it."
—NetGalley reviewer"

*Available September 15, 2020* Even More Fantastic Failures: True Stories of People Who Changed the World by Falling Down First Your version and your vision of success may look like failure to many in the world. But what's wildly popular can sometimes lead you away from who you truly are, rather tha...

Although kids may not be able to play together with their friends right now, there’s still value in getting outside and ...
05/22/2020
The Importance of Free Play While Homeschooling - NJ Family

Although kids may not be able to play together with their friends right now, there’s still value in getting outside and allowing them to explore their imaginations, either by themselves or with a sibling.

Why unstructured time or free play should be part of homeschooling during the COVID-19 stay at home orders and quarantine.

Wouldn't it be nice if there was a book that taught kids that failure is a big part of success? To that end, we're givin...
03/09/2020
Book giveaway for Even More Fantastic Failures: True Stories of People Who Changed the World by Falling Down First by Luke Reynolds Mar 08-Mar 20, 2020

Wouldn't it be nice if there was a book that taught kids that failure is a big part of success? To that end, we're giving away 20 advance reader copies of Luke Reynolds' EVEN MORE FANTASTIC FAILURES on Goodreads!

Enter here! https://bit.ly/2xoK4lo

Enter to win one of 20 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Mar 08-Mar 20, 2020. Enter to win 1 of 20 advance reader copies! There's a lot of pre...

10/21/2019
10/17/2019
What have the teenagers profiled in "Enough is Enough" done to advocate for gun safety, and what prompted them to get in...
10/16/2019
Questions & Answers with the Students Featured in Enough is Enough

What have the teenagers profiled in "Enough is Enough" done to advocate for gun safety, and what prompted them to get involved in the first place?

MM: So let’s start with Eli. Tell us about you, so your name, your age, your school, and your interests besides guns EC: I’m Eli Counce. I’m a senior at Lakeridge High School in the Lake Oswego School District. I love my fellow students most of all. I moved to Oregon when I was thirteen years ...

10/14/2019
AM Northwest talks to local author Michelle McCann and two teen activists about ENOUGH IS ENOUGH, a call to action for s...
10/11/2019
"Enough Is Enough" Helps Students Advocate for Gun Safety

AM Northwest talks to local author Michelle McCann and two teen activists about ENOUGH IS ENOUGH, a call to action for students ready to take action to combat gun violence.

https://katu.com/amnw/am-northwest-books-authors/enough-is-enough-helps-students-advocate-for-gun-safety

Young people are suffering the most from the epidemic of gun violence—as early as kindergarten students are crouching behind locked doors during active shooter drills. Teens are galvanizing to speak up and fight for their right to be safe. They don’t just want to get involved, they want....

On sale October 8th, "Enough Is Enough" is a call to action for kids frustrated by current gun policies, and who want to...
10/04/2019

On sale October 8th, "Enough Is Enough" is a call to action for kids frustrated by current gun policies, and who want to take their futures into their own hands.

Award-winning author Michelle Roehm McCann tackles the topic of gun violence through a community and national lens in he...
09/16/2019
Gun Violence and Marginalized Communities: How Is It Different?

Award-winning author Michelle Roehm McCann tackles the topic of gun violence through a community and national lens in her new book, Enough is Enough: How Students Can Join the Fight for Gun Safety (Simon Pulse/Beyond Words, Oct. 2019; Gr 7 Up).

We live in a country where gun violence is shockingly normalized. Award-winning author Michelle Roehm McCann tackles the topic of gun violence through a community and national lens in this excerpt from her new book, Enough Is Enough: How Students Can Join the Fight for Gun Safety.

"This is a substantive look at the causes of the serious epidemic of gun violence in America and a how-to manual for mak...
09/05/2019
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH by Michelle Roehm McCann , Katie Hill | Kirkus Reviews

"This is a substantive look at the causes of the serious epidemic of gun violence in America and a how-to manual for making positive changes to create safer schools and communities. Using well-researched facts, this book dispels the myth that nothing can be done." — Kirkus Reviews

A handbook explaining why and how readers can do their parts to end gun violence.

On #InternationalDayofCharity, what's your go-to means of helping others? Looking for ways to inspire the kids in your l...
09/05/2019
Beyond Words Publishing: Products for your Mind, Body, & Spirit

On #InternationalDayofCharity, what's your go-to means of helping others? Looking for ways to inspire the kids in your life to lend a helping hand?

Check out Be a Changemaker by Laurie Ann Thompson
& PhilanthroParties! by Lulu Cerone for tips and ideas http://bit.ly/2LxEmAS

Beyond Words is an independent publisher of books, DVDs, and other products for your mind, body, and spirit. Self help, inspiration, transformation, and more!

Patricia Wooster
09/04/2019
Patricia Wooster

Patricia Wooster

I want to thank all of the book clubs, schools, organizations, and individuals who have supported my book “Ignite Your Spark”. I wrote this book to help youth feel good from the inside out, and included a ton of inspirational stories from youth who are forging their own paths.

"A thoroughly 'kid friendly' and entertaining novel from cover to cover, "Supernatural Hero" by Eran Gadot will prove to...
08/23/2019

"A thoroughly 'kid friendly' and entertaining novel from cover to cover, "Supernatural Hero" by Eran Gadot will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to elementary school and community library collections for young readers ages 8-12." -- Midwest Book Review

07/19/2019
Stella and the Timekeepers

Such a great review of Stella and the Timekeepers!

"I really like this book for kids who are in the 4-6 grade. I found the book to be cute and engaging ramping up to an perfect ending. There are some good lessons to learn in the story line and would definitely hand it to one of my pre-teens to enjoy." — Melanie via Goodreads

Have you taken your kids on an adventure lately?

Stella Merriss has never felt like she belonged anywhere—her family was always on the run. During a daring escape, her parents suddenly d...

06/27/2019
We're excited about this one, and so is this librarian! "Enough is Enough" is a guidebook for any teen who wants to push...
06/20/2019
New books alert: Magic-fueled airships, an underwater future, a young activists’ handbook, and more! — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

We're excited about this one, and so is this librarian! "Enough is Enough" is a guidebook for any teen who wants to push back against the epidemic of gun violence plaguing our schools, with practical tools and ideas for creating effective change. https://bit.ly/2IYYScl

Books, books, and more books! All of the books I get end up going back out the door in some fashion—to teen readers I know, to classroom libraries of friends, to my own school, or in giveaways. I can’t read/review every book I get, but it’s fun to be able to sift through boxes and see what gra...

06/17/2019
Happy pub day to Supernatural Hero, a middle-grade book about your average sixth-grade underdog who is scrawny, good at ...
06/11/2019

Happy pub day to Supernatural Hero, a middle-grade book about your average sixth-grade underdog who is scrawny, good at math, and in love with the popular girl.

After his grandpa is diagnosed with cancer and dies, Andy realizes that he can see and communicate with his grandpa’s ghost. With his grandpa’s encouraging spirit by his side, Andy strives to muster the courage to take a risk and ask out the popular girl. But when an evil spirit jeopardizes her safety, Andy must use his newfound gift to become the hero and save the day.

Stella And The Timekeepers
06/05/2019

Stella And The Timekeepers

To flight! #Glowinder #StellaandtheTimekeepers

Artwork by Robyn Waters

06/04/2019
05/31/2019
Stella And The Timekeepers
05/31/2019

Stella And The Timekeepers

Looking for fun summer reading books for the kids? Take them on an epic adventure with "Stella and the Timekeepers"!

Stella And The Timekeepers
05/29/2019

Stella And The Timekeepers

I had a fantastic time chatting with Dannie De Novo about the Adventures of the Imagination and #StellaandtheTimekeepers.

Listen now: http://bit.ly/2I3e5sI

05/29/2019
05/22/2019
Stella And The Timekeepers
05/20/2019

Stella And The Timekeepers

Just reading a few chapters of “Stella and the Timekeepers” to my friend #KingKong. 🦍

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