Shout Mouse Press is a writing program and publishing house with a mission: to amplify unheard voices.
Everyone has a story to tell and the ability to tell it. Our job is to amplify those voices, and to share them with you. Learn more.
Listen to the NPR story about our book project to end child slavery in Haiti.
The young women of Restavek Freedom Foundation are writing books with a mission: to end child slavery in Haiti. They have created two beautiful and powerful children's books raising awareness of this issue, inspired by their own pain and determination to overcome. Learn more.
The teen tutors of Reach Incorporated noticed that few children's books reflected their reality. They decided to do something about that: they wrote their own. Now these teens have written eight original books, and are diversifying children's literature, one smart-fun-real-brave-bold story at a time. Learn more.
The middle school authors of Beacon House want you to know what it's like to grow up in a tough-love hood. They used their imaginations and their own experiences to make Trinitoga come alive, in an insightful and raw novel-in-stories about a fictionalized neighborhood in Washington, DC. The central character is named Shoota. You'll want to learn more.
The teen authors of Ballou High School understand adversity, and they also understand the determination to rise above: their environment, others' expectations, and the challenges put in their way. For six months these teens gathered on their lunch break to write and revise powerful personal stories in an unforgettable collection of memoirs, How To Grow Up Like Me. Learn more.