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Publishing books for teens of all backgrounds, helping them to become confident, inspired and happy individuals. A partner of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Mission: Beyond Words is committed to reaching young people of all backgrounds, helping them to become confident, inspired, and happy individuals.

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. 🦍

Stella And The Timekeepers
05/17/2019

Stella And The Timekeepers

#StellaandtheTimekeepers

Stella And The Timekeepers
05/16/2019

Stella And The Timekeepers

“It is so refreshing to find a book that is fun, adventuresome, in addition to quietly displaying the secrets of the universe. I will gift this book to all my grandkids!” - Sheryl Eldene #goodreads

Giveaway time!
05/10/2019

Giveaway time!

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I'm giving away TWO signed copies of "Stella and the Timekeepers" to one lucky winner and their friend! LIKE this post and COMMENT telling me why you and your friend should win!

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Contest ends Sunday 5/12/2019 at 8pm PT. Winner will be randomly selected and announced here on my page!

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Happy pub day to "Stella and the Timekeepers!" A story about a half-mermaid, half-angel who loses everything she thought...
05/07/2019

Happy pub day to "Stella and the Timekeepers!" A story about a half-mermaid, half-angel who loses everything she thought she knew, and slowly comes to realize that just having the strength to be yourself is a heroic feat.

05/06/2019
05/01/2019
One week from today, the world meets "Stella and the Timekeepers!" Stella is 11. She's also half-angel and half-mermaid....
04/30/2019

One week from today, the world meets "Stella and the Timekeepers!" Stella is 11. She's also half-angel and half-mermaid. She doesn't fit in anywhere until, through battles that test her mettle again and again, she learns that being herself is a heroic act.

"I loved the book from beginning to end. As an educator and as a father I totally recommend it, the author manages to co...
04/25/2019

"I loved the book from beginning to end. As an educator and as a father I totally recommend it, the author manages to connect with his inner child to transmit scientific knowledge, it is a must-have science book and can be one of the favorites for educators." -- Educator review

"This reads like a highly engaging and engrossing textbook. My kids love books like this, and I appreciate the variety o...
04/23/2019

"This reads like a highly engaging and engrossing textbook. My kids love books like this, and I appreciate the variety of visuals and creative approach to getting big facts across at an age appropriate level. Perfect for young researchers and future scientists."

"Children interested in learning more about Earth and how it was created will enjoy reading this delightful book. The id...
04/22/2019

"Children interested in learning more about Earth and how it was created will enjoy reading this delightful book. The ideas and concepts are presented in kid-friendly language with an upbeat tone." -- School Library Connection

Hey There, Earth Dweller! is a fun, educational journey into everything a kid would want to know about this planet we ca...
04/10/2019

Hey There, Earth Dweller! is a fun, educational journey into everything a kid would want to know about this planet we call home. Kids are invited to learn about large-scale topics, from what makes up the many layers of the Earth—from the core to exosphere—traveling all the way out into the solar system and our many neighboring planets and moons. Find out more HERE: https://bit.ly/2URnoUK

Happy pub day to HEY THERE, EARTH DWELLER! Presented in a vibrant mixed medium design that cleverly and humorously combi...
04/09/2019
Hey There, Earth Dweller! Dive Into This World We Call Earth

Happy pub day to HEY THERE, EARTH DWELLER! Presented in a vibrant mixed medium design that cleverly and humorously combines original illustrations with photographs of everyday items, this creative take on an institutional topic allows kids to engage and grasp scientific concepts covered, while encouraging them to inquisitively uncover the answers to all of their planetary questions.

This engaging and quirky introduction into the history and facts about our world and its hidden wonders explores how humans came to inhabit planet Earth and much more.Hey There, Earth Dweller! is a fun, educational journey into everything a kid would want to know about the planet we call home. Kids....

Catch Luke Reynolds and 14 other middle grade authors at the Dedham Library for the 2nd Annual Smack Dab in the Middle t...
03/19/2019

Catch Luke Reynolds and 14 other middle grade authors at the Dedham Library for the 2nd Annual Smack Dab in the Middle this Saturday, March 23rd from 1-4pm! http://bit.ly/2UIyvMF

03/04/2019

This is so cool! Students using Howard "H" White's inspirational book, "Believe to Achieve," as part of their curriculum. (Reposted from @who_is_malcolm_j_teasdale)

We're so excited—More Girls Who Rocked the World by Michelle Roehm McCann is a finalist in the 2019 Oregon Book Awards! ...
01/22/2019
Announcing the 2019 Oregon Book Awards Finalists

We're so excited—More Girls Who Rocked the World by Michelle Roehm McCann is a finalist in the 2019 Oregon Book Awards!

Congratulations, Michelle!

The Oregon Book Award Ceremony will take place April 22nd at the Gerding Theater at the Armory.

The Oregon Book Awards honor the state's finest accomplishments by Oregon writers who work in genres of poetry, fiction, graphic literature, drama, literary nonfiction, and literature for young readers. Join us on April 22 for the annual Oregon Book Awards Ceremony, hosted by Cheryl Strayed.

Enter to win 1 of 10 advance reader copies of "Hey There, Earth Dweller!," a fun, educational journey into everything a ...
01/11/2019
Book giveaway for Hey There, Earth Dweller!: Dive Into This World We Call Earth by Marc ter Horst Jan 11-Jan 24, 2019

Enter to win 1 of 10 advance reader copies of "Hey There, Earth Dweller!," a fun, educational journey into everything a kid would want to know about the planet we call home. Kids are invited to learn about large-scale topics, from what makes up the many layers of the Earth—from the core to exosphere—traveling all the way out into the solar system and our many neighboring planets and moons.

Enter to win one of 10 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Jan 11-Jan 24, 2019. Enter to win 1 of 10 advance reader copies!Hey There, Earth Dwe...

Enter to win 1 of 10 advance reader copies of "Stella and the Timekeepers," a middle grade fantasy novel starring a merm...
01/11/2019
Book giveaway for Stella and the Timekeepers by Mick Petersen Jan 11-Jan 24, 2019

Enter to win 1 of 10 advance reader copies of "Stella and the Timekeepers," a middle grade fantasy novel starring a mermaid angel who must battle forces of evil to save the world!

Enter to win one of 10 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Jan 11-Jan 24, 2019. Enter to win 1 of 10 advance reader copies!Stella Merriss has ne...

Feat. Our Community Garden by Barbara Pollak — 12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders.These children’s books ar...
12/20/2018
12 Children’s Books to Cultivate a Young Activist

Feat. Our Community Garden by Barbara Pollak — 12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders.

These children’s books are a great way to start these conversations about food, community, and the environment.

These children’s books deliver personalized stories about farm workers, sustainability, climate change, and more.

"It’s clear that Reynolds did lots of research as each chapter is informational with many endnotes. I can see this book ...
12/12/2018
New Nonfiction Books | Imagination Soup

"It’s clear that Reynolds did lots of research as each chapter is informational with many endnotes. I can see this book being useful in the classroom to teach and model nonfiction writing. Also, it will be a good choice for kids who love reading nonfiction, particularly biographies." —Imagination Soup

#review of Fantastic Failures: True Stories of People Who Changed the World by Falling Down First by Luke Reynolds

I'm excited for this nonfiction book list because there are so many great books!

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore talks with the National Parenting Products Award people about her award-winning book, “Growing ...
11/29/2018
Expert Interview: Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore | NAPPA Awards

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore talks with the National Parenting Products Award people about her award-winning book, “Growing Friendships: A Kids’ Guide to Making and Keeping Friends”

We were lucky enough to speak with Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore, a child psychologist and author of several books. Her most recent work, “Growing Friendships: A Kids’ Guide to Making and Keeping Friends”, is a refreshingly humorous look into the complicated realm of children’s friendships.   Wh...

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