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Picture Book A to Z: PLOTTING

Picture Book A to Z: PLOTTING

Picture Book A to Z: CHARACTER

Picture Book A to Z: CHARACTER

Seize the Reader: Writing for Emotional Impact

Seize the Reader: Writing for Emotional Impact

Getting Your Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel Unstuck

Getting Your Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel Unstuck

Visiting Our Campus

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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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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