A new digital book featuring fun and fascinating questions based on children’s literature, designed for parents and teachers looking to get kids thinking more deeply about life’s big issues.
“A student asked me, ‘I can’t tell if this story is optimistic or pessimistic.’ I responded, ‘It’s pessimistic, because it’s about living with loss. And it’s optimistic because it’s about living with loss. I can’t explain it any other way.'”
“I see my life as being like a canvas, which I work on creating with my every thought and deed.”
We asked a wide range of Washington writers how language, storytelling, literature, philosophy, and poetry can help us during troubled times. Here’s what they said.
A hospital in Spokane is using literature, poetry, music, and art to build better doctors.
If you’re going to use a writer or activist’s words, educate yourself about their lives, says comic artist Tessa Hulls.
Who is selling, who delivers, and how to support.
After the death of her husband, poet Judith Adams found solace in her work and the poems of others. She explores why simple words on a page can help us grieve.
“Do not, under any circumstances, tell us you grew up in poverty.” An essay by Maya Jewell Zeller.
From beavers to roadways, the author of “Eager: The Surprising Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter” finds fascination in things that alter the natural world.