College-bound Christina Curtis scrapbooks her years in middle school as a member of the Digital Poets, a group of students who find their voices through verse. Weaving her own narrative into the poems of her peers, Christina tells the story of her friendship with Steven Gilley, the obnoxious, girl-teasing, and “unbearably immature” boy who incites her to write her first poem. But Steven holds a secret that makes him wise beyond his years, leaving Christina to wonder if there isn’t more to this “unbearable” boy than meets the eye.
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"Brod’s program captured everyone’s attention and after an hour, even our youngest Kindergarten children didn’t want to say goodbye. His inspiring program prompted children to return to classrooms and insist on writing poetry. When asked if they enjoyed Brod’s visit, all responses were cheers. He is a dynamic author that every child should experience, at least once."
A Brod Bagert assembly is high-powered learning embedded in high-energy entertainment that brings the written word to life and establishes a new relationship between children and books. They occur in three basic parts: Learn more >