Jassmine Parks

Jassmine Parks Writer-in-Residence "BookUp is not simply a reading group. BookUp is the emotional process of bridging students to books, to each other, to the world around them and to themselves." Writer-in-Residence Jassmine Parks led middle school students through many stories this year. A [...]

Zuri

“Poetry is a way for me to just be myself instead of trying to fit in with everybody else. I can be my own rainbow with different colors. Instead of the standard red, orange, yellow, I can be pink, black, and green.” Hear Me [...]