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Shannon Anderson

Shannon was named one of the Today Show's Top 10 Inspiring Teachers in 2019 for her writing projects with kids and received the JC Runyon Person of the Year award for her books for kids that boost self-esteem. A forever teacher and book lover, Shannon has a passion for writing and spreading kindness that is contagious!


From a Love of Books to Writing Them

If you love writing and want to have a mentoring experience, join Shannon as she shares her writing journey with you.

Shannon Anderson

45 Minute Program

Write with a Writer!

Do you enjoy playing with words? Shannon would love to write a poem with you! Join this session to create a fun poem together!

Shannon Anderson

45 Minute Program

Ready, Set, Grow!

Developing a growth mindset can change your life! Learn about what it is and why it is so important with the author of Y is for Yet and Mindset Power!

Shannon Anderson

30 Minute Program

Shannon was named one of the Today Show's Top 10 Inspiring Teachers in 2019 for her writing projects with kids and received the JC Runyon Person of the Year award for her books for kids that boost self-esteem. A forever teacher and book lover, Shannon has a passion for writing and spreading kindness that is contagious!

Shannon Anderson has taught for 25 years, from first grade through college level. She is also an award-winning children's book author and national speaker. She was named one of the Today Show's Top 10 Inspiring Teachers in 2019 for her writing projects with kids and received the JC Runyon Person of the Year award for her books for kids that boost self-esteem. She lives in Indiana with her husband, Matt, two daughters, and giant dog. You can learn more about her here.

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Penelope Perfect

Too Shy to Say Hi

Mindset Power

Y Is for Yet

Coasting Casey

The Story of Benjamin Franklin