Mary Amato at Wheatley Education Campus

Sixth through eighth graders at Wheatley Education Campus celebrated their Literacy Day with a visit by local author–and songwriter–Mary Amato.  Mary shared with the students how personal hardship fueled her creative writing and used the songs woven into her texts…

Marissa Moss at Twinbrook Elementary School

“The writer controls the story,” and “ENDINGS MATTER,” said author/illustrator Marissa Moss.  She illustrated two stories the student groups crafted, each complete with three alternate endings.  Marissa encouraged Twinbrook fourth and fifth graders to mine their own lives and experiences…