Kara B. Wilson (@bykarabwilson )

Kara B. Wilson

Bio #kidlit writer, new mom, former teacher, active #SCBWI member. I love books, travel, and coffee equally.
Location Kingston, WA
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Account created 11-12-2011 08:51:35
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Twitter Web App : It's an exciting day for ABLA! Congratulations to the authors and illustrators of these award-winning books! twitter.com/AndreaBrownLit…

Twitter Web App : Teachers, I hope you’ll be sharing Amanda Gorman’s poem with your students. Here’s a lesson plan.

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Twitter Web App : That poem. That poem! "...a nation that isn't broken, but simply unfinished...we lift our gazes not to what stands between us, but what stands before us...there is always light, if we are brave enough to see it, if we are brave enough to be it." Yes. Yes. Yes.

Twitter Web App : I’m sure there are children today deciding to be president when they grow up. But there are also children deciding to be poets. ❤️

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Twitter Web App : To succeed longterm in this biz, you need to develop a thick skin & be able to handle rejection. If you never feel insecure, it means youre never stepping out of your comfort zone. Stop worrying what they think. Be brave. Embrace your own journey.

Twitter Web App : Gorman, all of 22, became the Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angeles at age 16 in 2014 and the first National Youth Poet Laureate three years later.

Come Wednesday, she will be the youngest poet to recite her work at a presidential inauguration.

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Twitter Web App : #kidlit writer and illustrator friends, there’s still time to apply for a full scholarship to the #NY21SCBWI conference! twitter.com/scbwi/status/1…

Twitter Web App : #kidlit Friends: The impact of Covid on the book sales of your friends & beloved authors is worse than you think. Aside from buying books (from indies, especially), the easiest thing you can do *right now* to offer support is leave a good review on Amazon, B&N, and other sites.

Twitter Web App : jen rofé When I was pregnant, my 4 yr old niece said, “It’s probably gonna hurt to push the baby out bc she’s big and the hole is small. But you can do it bc girls are really strong.” 😆 If only we all had this mindset & focused on strength vs looks. I still have to remind myself 🤷🏻‍♀️

Twitter Web App : Come one come all. Free to everyone. Hear these smart people! twitter.com/scbwi/status/1…

Twitter Web App : Kelly Yang) 's Twitter Profile">Kelly Yang So excited for this book, congrats Kelly Yang) 's Twitter Profile">Kelly Yang 🎉 I’d love to go on vacation to London so my childhood friend can meet my 1 year old daughter! 🇬🇧 😁💕

Twitter Web App : Are you ready to go on vacation..with Mia Tang?? ❤️📚✈️So excited to announce the 3rd FRONT DESK book ROOM TO DREAM publishes this Fall!!! 🎉🥳🙌 After years of hard work, the Tangs & Hank finally go on vacation...to Beijing! Where Mia is reunited w her cousins! RT to win an ARC!

Twitter Web App : I'm seeing a lot of educators and parents online tonight, wondering what we should tell the kids about all of this. The answer, as always, is the truth. (thread)