Friday, September 20, 2013
Author Blogs: Visit Kate Messner's Blog to Learn More
Kate Messner, children's book author, has an excellent blog, and included on it as a Page to find other authors' blogs.
Here's a quick screen capture of the authors' blogs she offers, with links to them, but you need to visit her page to use the links virtually to get to the blogs.
While, you're on her site, look around. She offers a variety of information for young readers and encourages children to read and write. Here's a screen capture of the pages on her blog showing she has pages for Books, Blog, Kids, Writers, Speaking, Appearances, and About Me. If you set up a classroom blog, you might want to create a page to help your own students find authors' blogs online.
Perhaps seeing that authors have blogs will encourage your students to want to have a full class blog or to create their own individual blog, or join a class blog organized with a platform like KidBlog.
In addition to Kate's blog, she also can be found in these places: