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Lehrhaupt, Adam

Summary: What happens when the story ideas--from a bored Viking to a space robot--kept in a teacher's special jar escape and get rowdy?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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Summary: "Have you ever wanted to write a story but wondered where to start? The Write your own story book is here to help. It's full of inspiring ideas for all kinds of different stories, with space for you to write them in, and writing tips to help you on your way."--Cover back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.3 WRI

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie and her friends explore writing different kinds of poetry about themselves and their surroundings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2014

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Holub, Joan.

Summary: Once upon a time, in pencil school, a brave little red pencil sets out to write an exciting story with nouns and adverbs and everything--but first she has to face the ravenous pencil sharpener, the Wolf 3000.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HOL

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOL

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: A visiting author teaches five friends about the power of words and writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAC

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction MacLachlan 2010

Wolff, Tobias

Summary: A young man at a prestigious, literary New England preparatory school who has spent his entire time there hiding his real self in order to fit in finds his facade and his world falling apart during his senior year.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

Schuman, Michael.

Summary: "Divides the creative writing process into five steps, from inspiration to publishable story, and includes in-depth treatment of the science fiction genre with writing prompts"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.3 SCH

Abrahams, Peter

Summary: A young woman who hopes to give up her bartending job to become a successful writer, Ivy Seidel falls under the spell of Vance Harrow, convicted for a terrible crime, while teaching writing to inmates at a maximum security prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Casey, John

Summary: "For students and writers alike, a brilliant guide to the craft of writing by the National Book Award-winning author of Spartina. National Book Award winner John Casey is a masterful novelist who is also an inspiring and beloved teacher. In Beyond the First Draft he offers essential and original insights into the art of writing-and rewriting-fiction. Through anecdotes about other writers'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 808.3 CAS

Anderson, Jennifer Joline

Summary: Outlines "steps of writing a story from beginning to end. Learn how to gather inspiration and develop a story's characters. Then visualize and organize your story's plot with a writing map. And after you've written a really rough draft, check out tips for revising your work"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.3 AND
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 808 AND

O'Malley, Kevin

Summary: Cooperatively writing a story for school, a girl imagines a king and queen who have a baby named Sweet Piper who can talk to birds, while a boy names the baby Sweet Viper and gives him super-strength, cool wrestling moves, and a motorcycle and sunglasses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E OMA

Spinelli, Eileen.

Summary: When a contest at the local library offers a prize for the best story, a girl tries to write one using her family's suggestions, but her story does not seem right until she listens to her heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2008

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SPI

Gehrman, Jody Elizabeth

Summary: Kate Youngblood is heading into an age where her eyes are less blue, her charm worn out, and soon no one will ever truly look at her, want to know her, again. Except one. Sam Grist is Kate's most promising student. An unflinching writer with razor-sharp clarity who gravitates towards dark themes and twisted plots, his raw talent is something Kate wants to nurture into literary success. But he's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEH

Birney, Betty G.

Summary: "During a creative writing unit at Longfellow School, the students in Mrs. Brisbane's class practice using their imagination with their very own writing journals--and Humphrey finds out that writing from his imagination is harder than it looks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BIR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BIR

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: Gooney Bird Greene takes charge of a class project as she and her fellow students in Mrs. Pidgeon's second grade class learn about fables by each making up their own based on an animal that begins with the same letter as their first name.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Lowry

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Lowry

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED LOW

Hanlon, Abby.

Summary: Although his teacher insists there are stories everywhere, Ralph cannot think of any to write.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Children's Publishing 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: JE HAN

Downing, Michael

Summary: "Mark Sternum returns from PERFECT AGREEMENT to his work as a professor of creative writing in Boston. He is someone in love with his work and in love with the classroom. He is devoted to his students, even to those who don't exactly deserve his devotion. His lifelong partner is away for an extended stay in Europe, and Mark finds himself waiting anxiously on his return and somewhat in disarray...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2019

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Arteaga, Marta.

Summary: A celebration of the freedom and power of the imagination invites young children to explore their creativity and individuality through the story of a girl who discovers herself and changes her world with her writing and other creations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cuento De Luz SL 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ART