Wordplay 2021: You Can Do It!

You Can Do It! with Christian Trimmer, Atinuke, Megan Maynor,  & Kao Kalia Yang

Virtual Wordplay is a presentation of St. Catherine University and Star Tribune. This event is in partnership with Ryan Reads (a program of Ryan Companies).

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Join authors Christian Trimmer (The Little Things: A Story About Acts of Kindness), Atinuke (Too Small Tola), Megan Maynor (Helga Makes a Name for Herself), and Kao Kalia Yang (Yang Warriors).

No matter how small, or young, or weak you might feel, these inspiring tales remind you that the little things add up! You can be kind, you can be brave, you can change the world. Grab your kiddos and join these authors in a discussion about actions and words.

Support the Loft and Our Wordplay Partners

We’re grateful to our sponsors for their leadership, but your support is critical too! Help this innovative festival thrive by making a donation in any amount to support the Loft and Wordplay today. Plus, show your support for our literary community and featured Wordplay authors by purchasing Wordplay titles from our bookseller partners. Thank you!


If this event is sold out, you will be able to watch the overflow stream on the Loft's YouTube and Facebook channels.

Additional Youth Resources

Keep reading & writing at home with these fun and engaging worksheets and creative prompts! (Coming soon!)