The Chicken Sees: How Stories Change the World

For nine years, authors I admire have shared their thoughts about writing and the environment on the A4ED (Authors for Earth Day) blog, including such incredible (and Newbery Winning) folks like Bruce Colville, Sy Montgomery, Debbie Dadey, Eliot Schrefer, Jack Gantos, Jane Yolen, Jeff Kinney, Linda Sue Park, Kathi Appelt, Wendy Mass, Brooke Bessesen, Sara Pennypacker and more.

So… you can imagine that I was a bit humbled and intimidated when the editors asked me to write the final word for the blog (keeping it under 900 words was also a challenge). I hope I did the blog justice. I’ll admit, I still get a bit choked up reading about the chicken and the girl. Here’s to the power of story-telling.

Click here to check out the final blog entry. It’s short!

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