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Author Visits

We are so happy that in person author visits are back! Author visits not only inspire our students, they also lend credibility to the reading and writing process!
 
Author Melanie Conklin answers questions at Dater
Dater Student enjoyed learning the "secrets of a story sandwich" from visiting author, Melanie Conklin.  
 
Author Melanie Conklin sharing notes
Melanie Conklin, author of Every Missing Piece, explains to Dater students how much hard work and revising goes into the creation of a book. 
 
Jerry Craft presents at Smith Shool
"Some people look for reasons why they can't do something. I look for reasons why I can."  Great author visit and message from Jerry Craft, author of New Kid, the first graphic novel to win the Newberry medal.
 
Author Jerry Craft poses for a picture with Smith students
Jerry Craft spent time signing books, speaking with students, giving a drawing demonstration, and imparting inspiration to all. Thank you Smith PTO for making this opportunity possible!