The life story of Longfellow is full of drama, romance, and tragedy.
First in the series… Discover seven great American writers – Phillis Wheatley, Washington Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Emily Dickinson, Louisa May Alcott, and Mark Twain along with Nellie Bly.
Dive into the Young Writers’ Club year-round with scholars, grades 4 and up. Time travel with famous authors from “In Search of the Great American Writers” and “In Search of the Great English Writers.” Your students will think with greater imagination, and write with new confidence while discovering 12 classic American and English authors, where they lived, what they wrote, and how to write in their styles. The entire family can discover the joy of writing. This popular time-tested program captures the imagination, and already more than 50 middle grade students in the Young Writers’ Club are published in magazines and hundreds have gained lifelong writing skills.
“There’s no one who counts more in society than a good teacher. And you are one of those. My guess is, your students will remember the project and their part in it the rest of their lives. What a good time they must have…”
-David McCullough, Historian, Pulitzer Award Winner
“This creative program is designed to help middle grade students become confident, skillful authors who have an appreciation of the great writers of the world.”
-Teacher, Fiske School, Lexington, Massachusetts
“Our daughter’s three publications from The Young Writers’ Club turned out to be a big factor in being admitted to a top prep school. Her writing ability has proven a real strength through high school and college.”
-Parent of a college senior
“Thank you for helping me become a better writer, for family teas and lovely virtual tours, for helping me to become published, for teaching me about great authors of the past, for helping me develop a love of writing, for opening a whole new world full of adventures, love, and excitement.”
-Student, 4th grade
“Part of our daughter’s academic success stems from this class imbibing a love of reading – and knowledge -that go beyond work in class. Our daughter hardly ever reads without thinking about the social, economic, and cultural milieu in which the author existed.”
-Parent of a 4th grade student