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…

Eliot Schrefer at Raymond Education Campus

The brand name of simple pair of khaki pants changed Eliot Schrefer’s life.  A tremendous amount of research, two arms full of vaccinations, a journey half-way around the world, one coercive marriage proposal, and three books later, Eliot detailed for…

Laura Gehl at Port Towns Elementary School

Four delighted pre-K classes shared the morning with returning author Laura Gehl, who brought them a full slate of activities surrounding her new release, Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick or Treating.  The students were so very BRAVE to pull the mystery…

Jacqueline Davies at Seaton Elementary and Excel Academy

Grrrrrr….Creaaaaaaaak….Whoooooooosh….click click click….Forty-two kindergarten students at Seaton Elementary listened intently to the lively sounds of a bamboo forest before brainstorming “p” words like author Jackie Davies did when panda books inspired her latest work, Panda Pants.  Later, a group of…