- Course NumberTEWS598N
- Focus OnAcross Ages
- CategoryCareer Development, Online
Registration Options and Cost$460 14.0 CTLE or 1.4 CEU
Writing for Children: Finding Your Voice
Section 1:Date(s)Online October 19, 26, November 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14Day and TimeTuesdays, 5:00 PM–7:00 PM ETRegistration DeadlineOct 12, 2021
is the author of more than 45 books for children of all ages, including The Summer We Found the Baby (Candlewick Press, August 2020), In the Rain with Baby Duck (winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award), When Jessie Came Across the Sea (Christopher Award Winner), and Kiss Good Night (a New York Times best seller and Christopher Award Winner). Hest's focus is on family relationships and she wants you to know that everything she writes is personal! Ms. Hest has an MA of Library Science from C.W. Post College and a BA from Hunter College.
"This class, and in particular the prompt Amy gave, was what spurred me to do a lot more writing and it’s since become a really fun and important part of my life."— Kerry E.
"This class provided me with a wonderful and extremely helpful point to start from when writing for children. It developed me personally to a great degree and I am very grateful for the opportunity to be so enriched and inspired" — Teacher, 25 years in the field
"I have a whole new tool box regarding how and what to write when writing children's books!"
— Kathleen H., Teacher, 35+ years in the field
"This class gave me insight to how to write a story. It helped me step back and really analyze my writings in a positive way." — Nicole J., Teacher, 14 years in the field