Here’s Our Story So Far…

reading mugLook how far we’ve come! It’s hard to believe Creative Minds Publications, LLC is celebrating its tenth year as a leader in literacy.  We would love for you to be a part of our next chapter, but here’s our story so far…

2005-Amy’s Travels was first published and Creative Minds Publications was born!

Amy's Travels

2006-Our first book review by Style Weekly and first tv appearance on CBS 6 Morning Show, RVA

2007-Read Aloud Virginia Fall Exhibition Event Speaker


2008-California Department of Education adopted Amy’s Travels as a recommended multicultural and social studies children’s book

2009-Amy’s Travels was picked up by Amazon and Bedford Falls Book Fairs


2010-Appointed Advisory Board Member for Reach Out and Read Virginia and Keynote Speaker for the PBS Go Kids Writing Contest


2011-Amy’s Travels Project launches on Skype in the Classroom and now present in homes, schools, events, and organizations on over 20 countries on 6 continents. CMP lands on social media platforms as a leader in literacy.

Traveling the 7 Continents with Amy

2012-Named one of the 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading by the National Author’s Show after Amy’s Travels is released in its second edition


2013-Presenter at the National Family Literacy Conference in Louisville. First published guest contributor for the International Reading Association. Named urban educational trainer for VCU AmeriCorps. Served as the urban educational panelist for VCU and the University of Richmond.


2014-Amy’s Travels was the spring musical performance created by the Latin Ballet of Virginia. Honored as the children’s author and literacy advocate for the Washington Redskins Read Program.

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2015-Collaborating with Chicken Soup for the Soul. Amy’s Travels named as a recommended title in the Washington Redskins Activity Book. Named a board member on the Chris Baker 92 Foundation.

Redskins activity bookChris Baker Foundation

Stay tuned to see what else we’re working on this year at Creative Minds Publications, LLC! We’d love for you to join us!

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