There’s a special place in my heart for teachers and librarians! Below is a roundup of ways to get in touch, or explore my books a little more!
I love hearing from readers! You can send letters, drawings, or candy to the address below. Make sure you tell me if I can post any of your work online, I love to show off classroom talents!
Animals for Smart People – An Educational Youtube Channel!
Are you looking for some fun, informative videos to use in your classroom? Animals for Smart People is an educational webseries, focusing on animals, zoology, science, and fun! Every episode is under 3 minutes, classroom and kid-friendly, and full of bizarre science and interesting creatures. You can check them out here!
Write with Jess Keating Video Series!
I love inspiring young readers and writers! I wanted to create something special for educators to use in the classroom. This ten video series is classroom-friendly, quick, and each includes a writing call to action to get young writers rolling. You can see the entire playlist here! (And make sure to subscribe for updates!)
Jess Keating Books – Youtube Channel
This is the channel devoted to all of my book, writing, and creativity-related videos! You’ll find book trailers and educator extras, as well as transcribed videos from my podcast! Visit by clicking this link!
Free Stuff! Get Your Free Stuff!
I love making little extras for readers! You can find all sorts of free, printable bookmarks and posters for your kids (or classrooms!) here by clicking this link. Enjoy!
Social Media Roundup!
I’m all over the internet! You can find me at the links below:
Nonfiction Resources — *note: many of these amazing resources are courtesy of Melissa Stewart (the Queen of NF!)– do check out her other blog posts for detailed info!*
- Ways to Share Expository Literature with References
- Jess Keating’s Nonfiction Map (click to download)
- Text Features in Expository Nonfiction
- 50 Wonderful Expository Nonfiction Books
- Melissa’s Tips for Exploring Voice in Expository NF
- Text Format Activities for Expository NF
- Five Ways to Share Expository Nonfiction
- Jess Keating’s Nonfiction Writing Tips – free video