Thursday, January 24, 2013

Video of the Day: Remembering to be a Child

National Book Award winner Jeanne Birdsall talks about how her husband encouraged her to become a professional writer, the book that inspired her to write The Penderwicks, and how she remembered what it really felt like to be a child. Thank you, Jeanne Birdsall, for delivering this inspiring TEDx talk.  

Happy watching, everyone!  

3 comments:

  1. What a lovely video--thanks so much for sharing. Remembering what it's like to be a kid is one of the gifts that teaching gives us ever day. Thanks for that reminder. :-)

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  2. She has such a gentle way of sharing her story! What fun to hold those memories dear and share them through books that we write. The joy of writing! Thanks for sharing this video!

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  3. Thanks for the link, Mr. Schu! I'm a big Penderwicks fan and I love hearing about how authors were drawn to tell the story they told.

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