Fall into Real Reading Results-CMP Catalog

      2018-2019 Literacy Catalog

Visit: http://creativemindspublications.com/ for book reviews, testimonials, results, literacy services, contact info, & our impact in urban literacy education

Books: Our books are in homes, schools, museums, stores, and events in all 50 states, over 26 countries, and on 6 continents.


Available at Amazon!                                  Available at Amazon &

Teaches all 7 continents                             Barnes & Noble

Multicultural Children’s Book                   Parent/Teacher Resource

Educational Services: We help failing schools achieve literacy success and full accreditation in reading, often in 1-2 years. We motivate children, support parents, and inspire teachers and fellow educators to love literacy and learning.

For Children/Students For Teachers/Parents/Educators
Virtual Author Visit: $175.00

-includes one Amy’s Travels session

-bookmarks/autographs available

Book Fairs/Literacy Nights: $150.00-$350.00

-presentation for parents

-certain number of books included

Author Visit: $750.00

-includes two Amy’s Travels assemblies

-school book signing

Educational PD/In-service

$350.00 one hour PD

$750.00 ½ day PD/coaching

$1,000.00 full day PD/coaching

Split School Visit: $1350.00

-2 schools in same district share costs

-includes two Amy’s Travels assemblies and one book signing per school

Keynote Speaking Engagements-call for pricing

**Travel accommodations not included in pricing of these services!


Literacy and Leadership

Professional Development for Administrators and their Teachers

Contact us for your customized professional development.  We will tailor our resources to meet your needs and time. We are available for presentations, coaching or consulting on literacy and leadership for administrators and teachers to meet the diverse needs of your students.



Dr. Joshua Cole is an elementary school principal in Chesterfield County Public Schools, the third largest district in Virginia and among the 100 largest districts in the United States. He is author of The Character Club, a children’s book and educational resource created to promote character education and social emotional learning. He is the founder of A New Angle, a company dedicated to creating equity in education, and a contributing writer to Tackle Reading. In addition, he serves as a consultant, writer, keynote speaker, and presenter across the country focused on equity in education. His current course, Leading While White, is now available.  https://store.epoched.com/product?catalog=LWW-OE



Kathryn Starke is a national urban literacy specialist, author, and founder of Creative Minds Publications, LLC, a global literacy based educational company. She helps failing schools become fully accredited in reading, often in one to two years.  Her multicultural children’s book, Amy’s Travels, is in its second edition, third printing, and is used in schools in over 26 countries on 6 continents. Her recent release, Tackle Reading, is a resource for parents and teachers to motivate, support, and inspire readers of all ages. With the support of the NFL, she kicked off the first annual Tackle Reading Across America Day March 2nd to promote a love of literacy with a passion for football.


Contact: Joshuapcole@gmail.com or info@creativemindspublications.com for inquiries and bookings.


Tackle Reading Tip Page

  1. Model reading for your children.
  2. Take your children to the library to obtain their own library card.
  3. Visit the library or local book store on a regular basis.
  4. Read and point out environmental print (labels, signs, boxes, etc.) on outings.
  5. Read aloud to your children, no matter their age.
  6. Match books to your children’s hobbies and interests.
  7. Match books to your children’s reading levels. Ask your children’s teacher for this information.
  8. Ask your children questions before, during, and after reading.
  9. Start a neighborhood book club for kids and recommend great titles.
  10. Keep a reading journal to provide reading responses.

Free Interactive Tolerance Program with Author Linda Schubert

Email Lfrank58@verizon.net if you are interested in this offer! Book details on website!

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