The Board of Directors is pleased to announce Samantha Sencer-Mura is joining the MOI crew as our new Executive Director.Read More
Kate DiCamillo took the stage with Dave for a question and answer session. The two gushed over each other’s accomplishments, poked fun, reflected on the state of our world, and generously offered hope and direction for youth aspiring to someday be in their shoes.
The three Young Authors’ Book Project 9th grade student authors from Como Park Senior High School were sitting wide-eyed in the front row, taking it all in, before it was their turn to speak.Read More
“Is the Captain really on a submarine?” a fourth-grader asked me, looking askance at Max, the leader, who was talking to the field trip group.
I looked at her and smiled. “Yes, of course, he is.”
She was part of a class of students who came to the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute (MOI) on a Storytelling & Bookmaking Field Trip to write a story with her peers...Read More
Kao Kalia Yang, the award-winning author of The Latehomecomer and The Song Poet, spoke with our partner classroom for the Young Authors' Book Project (Ms. Cohen’s 9th-grade classes) at Como Park Senior High. “She helped us understand the future – what’s ahead of us and what we should do.”Read More