In this memoir about kids, creativity, and the power of songwriting, Gary Dulabaum inspires and entertains. Whether recounting his early days as a struggling reader and writer or outlining the songwriting process he uses in student workshops around the country, Gary's belief in creativity as a learning tool is empowering. This book includes the tools and processes teachers need to begin writing songs in their classrooms, a CD of songs students can sing along with, and classroom activities to enhance the educational value of the songs. Throughout, Gary shows concern for children and their ability to communicate. A great way for teachers to expose their students to the writing process and encourage their personal creativity. Book jacket.Dulabaum, Gary is the author of 'My Teacher Rides a Harley Enhancing K-5 Literacy Through Songwriting' with ISBN 9780929895567 and ISBN 0929895568.