Julia Garstecki

Teaching AssistantJulia Garstecki has published more than fifty books for the education market. Series include American Fighting Forces, The Disgusting Crafter, and Military Tech. Her favorite series is her most recent because it showcases her love of pre-teen humor: Pick, Spit & Scratch, Sniff, Lick and Scratch, and Burp, Spit & Fart. Julia has also written several social studies textbooks, comics, and magazine articles. A former reading and special education teacher, Julia often visits schools to encourage students to read books on any level and hopes to inspire a love of writing.

Upcoming Workshops with Julia Garstecki

Workshops for Writers & Illustrators

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The Crash Course | The Whole Novel Workshop | Summer Camp


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Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

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Equity & Inclusion in Kidlit

The Highlights Foundation positively impacts children by amplifying the voices of storytellers who inform, educate, and inspire children to become their best selves.  Learn more about our impact.

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