Bookish Blog

Three Quarters of a Whole

By Charlie Noack Charlie, age 10, wrote this story during our Super Rad Summer Writing Camp. Our focus was on storytelling and the unwavering belief that every kid has a story to tell–and every story matters. Prologue Isaac stood on a hill overlooking the border.  “Here goes nothing”, he thought… Read More »Three Quarters of a Whole

Isabelle the Unicorn

Isabelle the Unicorn was written by 9 year old Jane Lee-Kellogg, as part of the Bookish Super Rad Summer Writing Camp. We focused on storytelling–because everyone’s got a unique story to tell & every story matters. Prologue: Late one night deep in the woods a unicorn named Lillian walked quietly… Read More »Isabelle the Unicorn

Greg’s Expedition

by Lily Toledano “Greg’s Expedition” was written by 9 year old Lily Toledano as part of the Bookish Super Rad Summer Writing Camp. Our camp focused on storytelling–because kid has a story to tell & every story matters. Greg was sitting in his room eating snap crackers. He was looking… Read More »Greg’s Expedition

The Adventures of D&D

Written by 10 year old Quinn Tackas, this story’s got monsters, intrigue, battles, and the possibility of a sequel! Quinn wrote this story in a Bookish writing camp focused on storytelling. Because we want all our Bookish kids to know that everyone has a story to tell–and every story matters.… Read More »The Adventures of D&D

Battle at Excalibur

Written by 10 year old Chelsea Tackas, this Rick Riordan inspired story has demigods, battles, a PEGASUS!, and just a smidge of romance. Chelsea participated in a Bookish writing camp where we focused on storytelling–because everyone has a story to tell. And every story matters. “Tucker get your saddle and… Read More »Battle at Excalibur

Bookish Reads

Folks frequently ask what I’m reading. (They also ask if I’ve read most of the books in the store. Uh…. no. But I’m working on it). I dig that people are curious about me & about what I read. So, I’ve decided to keep a running list of books I’ve… Read More »Bookish Reads

Creating Bookish

Just the build-up to the pre-launch of Bookish has been quite the journey! And it’s definitely been a family–and community–endeavor. My husband (Simon) and kid (Jane, age 8) have displayed more patience than I could’ve hoped for as I’ve moved over 2,600 books through our house. Simon lent his talent… Read More »Creating Bookish