|Writing Childrens Books
A workshop presented at the Peace Corps 41st Anniversary Conference
Friday June 21, 1:00pm2:00pm Gazeebo
|Workshops presented by Peace Corps Writers at the 41st Conference:|
|More than half of all Peace Corps Volunteers were teachers, and many have returned to teach in the United States. These RPCVs have found childrens books to be rich resources for the classroom. What kinds of childrens books are most popular? How can the Peace Corps experience inspire topics for childrens books? How do you go about writing and publishing a childrens book?|
Carol Welsh (Honduras 196264) published When You're Seeing Red, Stop! in 1999.
Lauren Goodsmith (Mauritania 198991) is the author of The Children of Mauritania: Days in the Desert and by the River Shore.
Meredith Pike-Baky (Togo 1971-73) is a curriculum and assessment coordinator, textbook author and teacher trainer. She lives in California.