Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Kids Booklist
You Are Here--But Who Are You?
Keeping a journal is a great way to learn more about yourself. But how do you get started? And what if your life just doesn't seem quite interesting enough to record? The titles listed below will provide some inspiration and instruction. They include real journals, fictional ones, books to help you develop your writing skills and even one to use slightly supernatural means to see inside yourself. So start reading (and writing) today!
The Danger Box–
Catherine, Called Birdy–
The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life–
5 Ways to Know About You–
Look at My Book: How Kids Can Write & Illustrate Terrific Books–
Like the Willow Tree: The Diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce–
Long Walk to Freedom–
A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray–
Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook–
Barron's Painless Junior, Writing–
Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography–
Knots in My Yo-yo String: The Autobiography of a Kid–
Keena Ford and the Secret Journal Mix-up–