How much of Willimena and Tina are based on your daughters? Both are grown women now, and I have a new grandson. On Amazon, so many parents praise you for creating a series for young African American girls. What do you have planned next for Willimena? Are there any plans to make Willimena either a television show or an animated movie?
Who was your third grade teacher? Who was your favorite teacher? I do, however, remember by favorite elementary school teacher. It was my eighth grade teacher, Ms.
Anne Curran. She was a tiny woman with a deep, powerful voice who was an avid reader and shared her love of books with her students. She really encouraged me to write. I won honorable mention in a state-wide essay contest when I was in her class. Willimena attends Harriet Tubman Elementary School and she looks up to Harriet Tubman as her model of strength and perseverance. Who are people that you admire from history?
Do you find it easier to write for adults or children? What are the main differences? For example, How to Lose Your Class Pet , is really about the need to forgive and not blame yourself when you have no control over circumstances. What is your writing atmosphere like? Are you an early in the morning or late at night writer?
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Do you need absolute quiet or is there music playing in the background? Sometimes I write at night. Do you plan to continue to write for children? Will you be adding more young adult titles to your bibliography? Ultimately, what does the future hold for you and your writing career?
Wish me luck!! The Buzz on Willimena Rules! Rule Book 1: How to Lose Your Class Pet From School Library Journal Most children will be able to identify with this story, and the dialogue between Willie and her sister sounds realistic, with the two arguing and then giggling from one minute to the next.
Black-and-white pencil illustrations convey the oftentimes-humorous tone of the novel. This satisfying tale with an appealing heroine is a good choice for the easy chapter-book section. Stay in touch with Valerie through her website. Great interview! Valerie, I knew about your detective series. Philip Pullman. The Taylor TurboChaser. David Baddiel. This Lie Will Kill You. Chelsea Pitcher. The Jolly Christmas Postman.
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