Elizabeth Kennedy

Children's books have played a prominent role in Elizabeth Kennedy's career in PreK-12 education. As a journalist, Kennedy has reviewed and written about children's literature for more than a decade.


Elizabeth Kennedy has an extensive background in education, having worked as an early childhood educator, elementary school teacher, museum educator, and PreK-12 arts-in-education program director over the past thirty-five years. As a writer, her work has been recognized with first place awards from Kansas Professional Communicators and the National Federation of Press Women.


Elizabeth Kennedy holds a B.A. degree from Brown University where she majored in English Literature. She earned her MS in Instructional Design and Technology from Emporia State University. Liz has also taken additional coursework in education and children's literature.

Elizabeth Kennedy

My love of children's literature began when I was a child living in northern New Jersey, continued during my college years at Brown University, and grew as I read to my own children and began using children's books in my work as an educator.

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