Author: Michael Stutman

Great Quotes for Kids About Writing and Storytelling

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” – Phillip Pullman You may not yet believe it, but writing and storytelling have the power to change your life and the lives of others.  Your writing skills will impact what college you go to,… Read more »

Felix Finkbeiner – A Trillion Trees to Plant!

When Felix Finkbeiner was nine, a teacher in his class in Munich, Germany asked them to prepare a report about climate change.  As Felix started doing research, he learned about a woman named Wangari Maathai who had helped get 30 million trees planted in Africa. She had done this to help restore… Read more »

Jann Mardenborough – From Gamer to Formula One Driver!

Jann Madenborough grew up in Cardiff, United Kingdom, dreaming about racing cars. So, like many kids who cannot yet drive, he became involved playing racing videos games. When he was 8 years old, he started to race Go Karts on a real track.  He loved it. And he was good… Read more »

Maria Keller – Teenager Wants Every Kid to Read Indeed!

Books have tremendous power. Between their pages, readers can be transported to anywhere imaginable and become just about anyone…or anything. Unfortunately, many children all over the world don’t have access to books! For several years now, Maria Keller, a teenager from Minneapolis, Minnesota, has been changing that fact. When she was 8 years… Read more »

A 2nd Honeymoon – 5th Graders Right a 60 Year Old Civil Wrong!

Fifth graders at Bear Tavern Elementary school in Hopewell Township, New Jersey learned about a true story that didn’t end right. So they decided to try to change the ending! About 60 years ago, Reverend Gilbert Caldwell had just married his sweetheart, Grace. They set out on their honeymoon from… Read more »

Flame the Cat – Finds His Dream Home and A Real Purpose!

Flame was a stray cat wandering around the streets of Greenville, South Carolina. One day he came upon the Medford Fire House. The firemen decided to take him in. Flame liked it there. Most cats are bothered by loud noises, but Flame seemed to not let the noise bother him. They… Read more »