UIC Summer Program

by Caroline Lee


A few weeks ago, Maxzyne and I were excited to meet some of the students at the University of Illinois-Chicago Early Outreach Program. I read a bit from the book and answered a lot of questions. When asked about my superhero t-shirt, I told them that developing an interest in reading is a great start to becoming a real-life superhero! 

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Kids Read Comics

by Caroline Lee


I have always loved comics. As a kid one of my favorite things to do on Sunday was stretch out on the living room floor and read the newspaper funny pages. I still sneak a peek at the comics in the Chicago Tribune most days. This particular one made me smile because it shows what kids might do to get out of their summer reading!

I have always loved comics. As a kid one of my favorite things to do on Sunday was stretch out on the living room floor and read the newspaper funny pages. I still sneak a peek at the comics in the Chicago Tribune most days. This particular one made me smile because it shows what kids might do to get out of their summer reading!


Chicago Academy of the Arts

by Caroline Lee


Last week I had the joy and privilege of attending the final school show presented by graduating seniors at this wonderful city academy of the arts. The talent, skill and enthusiasm of the performers, writers, artists, designers, choreographers, singers and musicians was simply remarkable. What if every school encouraged the creativity of each student, nourishing and sustaining that fragile seed of inspiration and imagination until it grew sturdy and strong? These students will go into the world and enrich us all with their gifts. I applaud and thank them for their training, dedication and the love they showered on the audience that night for their art. 

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Book Launch Party!

by Caroline Lee


Kids enjoyed meeting Maxzyne for the first time and hearing her story.