About Creative Minds Publications, LLC
A global educational company that exemplifies quality reading instruction for all children. We motivate children, support parents, and inspire fellow educators to love teaching reading.
FOUNDED BY KATHRYN STARKE, URBAN LITERACY SPECIALIST
Kathryn Starke, an urban elementary school literacy specialist, started the company in 2005 in Richmond, Virginia, initially to promote her first book entitled Amy's Travels. She has expanded her company to work with elementary school teachers and educational leaders nationwide to understand how to implement best practices in reading, writing, and word study. With Kathryn's teaching experience in urban school systems, she sees first hand that all children can learn to read when provided with great instruction. Kathryn works with fellow educators, organizations, and corporations to promote reading through books, projects, events, and creative initiatives.
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AMY'S TRAVELS, 2nd edition
by Kathryn Starke
Amy's Travels is a multicultural children's book that teaches the culture, diversity, and geography of our world. Based on a true story, Amy's Travels is the first children's picture book to teach the seven continents.
View sample pages from Amy's Travels (pdf, 1.5MB)
Download Amy's Travels Book Guide (pdf, 60KB)
To order, print and mail the order form or contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org, 804.740.6010
TURTLE WITHOUT A HOME
by Dr. Sharon Gaston and Richard Halttunen
Ted the Turtle searches for the perfect home after his habitat has been polluted. He explores where ants, squirrels, and other animals live in nature. This children's book exposes children to environmental issues, such as turtle conservation, ecosystems, and litter prevention.
For ordering information on Turtle Without a Home, please visit their website at www.turtlewithoutahome.com
DANGER ON MY DOORSTEP
by Linda Schubert Published by Brandylane Publishers
Anita was born in Berlin, Germany in 1926. This book tells her emotional story alongside historical facts of the country's history. Written by an educator, the story teaches kindness, fairness, and compassion to independent readers of all ages. An enrichment guide that correlates with each chapter of the book is available for $9.95 or free when a bulk order of twelve or more books are purchased. Author Linda Schubert uses Danger on My Doorstep as a basis for her educational program to teach tolerance and anti-bullying, important subjects for our students today. This forty-five minute session is recommended for 4th-9th graders. Email email@example.com for information regarding programming or purchasing the enrichment guide.
For ordering information on Danger on My Doorstep, please visit their website at http://www.brandylanepublishers.com