ABOUT THE BOOK
THE LESSON OF THE LARK is a moving one-sit, historical fiction picture book for children and teens. It celebrates the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment of the United States constitution. Richly written in prose, this story teaches the importance of equality and tolerance through the eyes of a girl, a lark, and a gardener. It inspires readers to let their conscience be their guide by following the golden rule. It challenges readers to stand up, and take action for what they believe in. It offers words of wisdom about the tragedy of discrimination. Through symbolism and metaphor, this story speaks of integrity and perseverance. This beautifully crafted book serves as a testament to liberty, and the dire need for compassion and balance for humanity.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
LAURA KNIGHT COBB treasured a twenty-nine year career in education, serving communities in Michigan, Florida, Texas, England, Switzerland and Scotland. Over the course of her tenure teaching, she instructed every grade K-8. She received an honorary Fulbright Award, and earned Summa Cum Laude with a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She is a published poet, published author and published lyricist. Her work, “The Promise of Peace” was performed at Carnegie Hall in New York city in 2017. Her inspiration is generally centered around spirituality and historical events. Laura is a Fellow of the National Writing Project which focuses their expertise and leadership towards our nation's educators to assist them in improving writing skills for all students. She has led numerous writing workshops and seminars throughout the state of Michigan.
In 2018, she published, “The Lesson of the Lark,” a moving historical fiction for children and teens celebrating the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment of the United States constitution. It teaches the importance of equality and tolerance through the eyes of a girl, a lark, and a gardener. Rich in symbolism and metaphor, it serves as a testament to liberty, and the dire need for compassion and balance for humanity. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Equal Means Equal an organization whose mission is to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. In 2019, Laura was honored as a featured author in the National Writers Series, Author Next Door. This July 2021, Laura will further be recognized as a speaker for The National Women’s History Museum. This institute, hosted in collaboration with the George Washington University, is specifically designed for educators to increase awareness of the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.