A Leaf Can Be...
Publication Date: January 2012
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Today, Laura is thrilled to be part of creating that magic for today's kids. She has written more than 120 books for kids and teens, including "Water Can Be..." (Millbrook, 2014), "A Leaf Can Be..." (Millbrook, 2012: Bank Street Best Books, IRA Teachers' Choice, Minnesota Book Award Finalist, Riverby Award for Nature Books for Young Readers, and more), and "BookSpeak! Poems About Books" (Clarion/HMH, 2011: Minnesota Book Award, NCTE Notable, Bank Street Best Books, Eureka! Gold Medal, and more). She loves to visit with students and teachers to share her joy in poetry, books, and language. She is also the author of several how-to poetry books for kids, including "Picture Yourself Writing Poetry" (Capstone, 2011) and "Write Your Own Poetry" (Compass Point, 2008).
Laura and her family live in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where it's just a touch cooler than Florida!
Learn more about Laura at laurasalas.com