Author Archives: savvywriter

About savvywriter

Writer, editor and digital marketing professional with experience assisting small businesses with marketing and media services.

Pete the Cat: Falling for Autumn

Pete the Cat misses all the fun things he can did during the Summer like swim and play at the beach. Pete’s mother tells Pete to think of the things about Autumn that he likes; Pete isn’t sure he remembers … Continue reading

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Sacajawea: Her True Story

Sacajawea was a Shoshone Indian/Native American who assisted the explorers Lewis and Clark on their expedition, which was at the request of President Thomas Jefferson. Sacajawea’s story is important for children to know, because no matter what negative events came her way, Sacajawea … Continue reading

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Cancer Daily Life

Cancer is to realize that sometimes people see you as a brave warrior, while others see you as the battlefield Continue reading

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Clover Kitty Goes to Kittygarten

After naptime, Ms. Snappytail marched the kitties through school like prisoners. A tail touched Clover’s face!
In her purrrrrsonal space!
THAT WAS IT.
Clover spit. She bit. She threw a fur-flying hissy-fit.
“I quit!” Continue reading

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This is Black Panther

The blockbuster Marvel movie Black Panther, made popular by the outstanding performance of Chadwick Boseman is also available as a book for young readers (ages 3 and up) from Scholastic. This is Black Panther introduces young children to the African … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up I Want to Be Like the Brave Men of Tuskegee

The Tuskegee Airmen flew planes called P-40 Warhawks and P-47 Thunderbolts. But the most famous planes were called P-51 Mustangs. Continue reading

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A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall

Today we celebrate Thurgood Marshall, who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice of the United States. A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall tells the story of how Marshall became one of the most influential trailblazers in American history. As … Continue reading

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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

In 1957, the state of Virginia did not allow blacks and whites to marry. Richard and Mildred Loving got married anyway and were later arrested and thrown in jail – all because they were different races. What came after was … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Veterans march, all in a line, their heads held high, their medals shine. Continue reading

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Just Ask! by Sonia Sotomayor

Be different. Be brave. Be you. These are the messages and themes in the picture book  Just Ask! by United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Just Ask is a wonderful book about  communicating to learn about one another’s differences. In … Continue reading

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