Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva

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Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva is an award-winning author, credentialed teacher, blogger, and entrepreneur. She has over ten years' experience as a teacher and is the author of the Little Kids, Big Voices book series. She has taken several creative writing courses through the UCLA Extension Writers' Program and has two Master's degrees. She is CEO of Building Voices and TCD Kids Foundation, and is a member of SCBWI and IBPA. Her first book, Broccoli Chronicles won the 2015 National Indie Excellence Award in Children's Fiction and Honorable Mention in Foreword Reviews' 2014 ‪INDIEFAB‬ Book of the Year Award for Juvenile Fiction! Taneeka's article's, "Try, Try Again" and "Feedback That's Fulfilling" were both published in the IBPA Independent Maga ...more

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Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva I enjoy the creativity and the ability to embrace my characters.
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Try, Try Again

Check out my blog post about me relaunching my Kickstarter project. Go to http://taneekabdasilva.com/?p=653
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6 Tips for Aspiring Writers (Select)
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Description: This blog post provides aspiring writers with tips on how to publish their work.
Try, Try Again (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: Taneeka's article, "Try, Try Again" was published in the October 2014 issue of the IBPA Independent Magazine.
Broccoli Chronicles (Little Kids, Big Voices, Book 1) (Children's Books)
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Description: Ten-year-old Myrtle Beckle lives on Sugarbird Lane with Blabbermouth Samantha and the No Eating Vegetable Club. This vegetable patrol has banned every kid on their block from eating any vegetables, which is why they mock Myrtle, the vegetable nerd, for her bizarre fascination with broccoli. While dodging their antics, Myrtle plants broccoli seeds in her backyard in hopes of one day becoming a scientist and finding a cure for cancer through broccoli. This humorous, educational, and inspiring chapter book, filled with secret clubs, rivalry, broccoli experiments, and more, proves that the voice of a child should never be ignored.
“Don't let your dreams stay hidden inside of your mind, free them.”
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva

“Don't let your words become lost syllables on a page. Make sure that they produce something, something big!”
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva, Broccoli Chronicles

“Dont live inside of a box; learn to think outside of one.”
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva, Broccoli Chronicles

“When all else fails, pick up a book and learn.”
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva, Broccoli Chronicles

“The sky is not the limit. Reach higher.”
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva, Broccoli Chronicles

“The misinformed chase money, but leaders chase dreams.”
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva

“Dont live inside of a box; learn to think outside of one.”
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva, Broccoli Chronicles

“Don't let your words become lost syllables on a page. Make sure that they produce something, something big!”
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva, Broccoli Chronicles

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Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva To help fund my new project, visit https://www.kickstarter.com/profile/b...


Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva Broccoli Chronicles will be available in print December 2014.


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