Brigid Kemmerer at Northwood High School

With Brigid Kemmerer’s visit to Northwood High School, English Language Arts students, including a class on creative writing, gained some very real information on the process of writing and being published.  Brigid’s engaging presentation pulled the students quickly into the…

Susan Stockdale at Malcolm X Elementary School

Susan Stockdale’s books encourage children to appreciate nature by highlighting fun and interesting patterns.  Her most recent title, Fantastic Flowers, is no different.  Two lively groups of kindergartners and first graders had a blast determining the plants, animals and people…

M-E Girard at T.C. Williams

Debut author M-E Girard visited T.C. Williams students while in town for the NOVA Teen Book Festival. Meeting with the writing center tutors, a book club, and a language arts class over the span of several hours, M-E spoke frankly…

Paul O. Zelinsky at St. Francis International School

Delighted kindergarteners cackled with laughter as a frustrated, impatient Moose continually interrupted Paul Zelinsky’s presentations at St. Francis International School.  Featuring Z is for Moose, the author/illustrator extraordinaire read aloud the story, shared a star-studded book trailer, and sketched with…