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  • Authors for Earth Day | Leslie Heladoski
    Linda Brennan Edith Fine Lori Degman Jody Feldman Polly Holyoke Jennifer Swanson April Sayre Mike Graf Andrea Alban Edie Hemingway Roxie Munro Nancy Viau Miri Leshem Pelly Kim Norman Alyssa Capucilli Deborah Heiligman Terri Farley Available Authors and Illustrators For Schools getting started How it Works Hosting an Author Funding Ideas Make it Memorable 7 Steps to Success Suggested Books A4ED Blog For Authors ready for action Join Us 7 Steps to Success Event Resources In the News spreading the word additional titles Smushy Bus Big Chickens Go to Town Big Chickens Fly the Coop Fair Cow website www helakoskibooks com email leslie helakoskibooks com video Doggone Feet Leslie Helakoski awarding winning author illustrator Holly Michigan USA SCHOOL VISITS K 5 Leslie s books acknowledge the connection between children and animals in this world School visits focus on what makes a story and a unique way to remember the basic parts of story when children write Powerpoint shows slides of artwork for books in progress how a book comes together and shows images from one of her books Younger audiences follow up with songs and finger plays connected to one or more stories Older audiences include plotting and brainstorming exercises

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  • Authors for Earth Day | Elissa Weissman
    school visits strike the same balance between kid appeal and substance Her dynamic Author Jeopardy game complete with dollar bill bookmarks and a prize for the winner provides information about the writing process publishing and the inspiration behind her stories all in a fun interactive format She also loves running creative writing workshops and hosting a Nerd Camp style Color War that celebrates learning with physical and intellectual challenges Elissa s youth energy and infectious enthusiasm get students fired up about reading and writing Year s of participation 2014 2015 2016 A4ED school visit photos blurbs 2016 at FEDERAL HILL PREPARATORY SCHOOL Baltimore MD USA 2015 at THE BOYS LATIN SCHOOL Baltimore MD USA ELISSA GIVES BACK AT BOYS LATIN SCHOOL I had a blast at the Boys Latin School of Maryland In the weeks leading up to my visit librarian Terri Floccare had the 30 fourth graders split into teams to research the five nominee organizations They created slideshows and presented their research to all 95 students in third fourth and fifth grade making their most compelling case for why their team s organization deserved the most votes In between my presentations I got to have lunch with the boys who lobbied on behalf of the winning organization Wildlife Conservation Society They were bubbling with passion for the cause describing their love of animals and desire to do their part to make a difference on our planet They praised the other teams nominees as well and some admitted that they were so swayed by another group s presentation that they voted for a different nominee I was blown away by how maturely these boys embraced the opportunity to make their vote count They were also intelligent outgoing and excited about reading a perfect combination for a fantastic day and

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  • Authors for Earth Day | Linda Boyden
    Native American studies program centers on my book Powwow s Coming After sharing it students listen to powwow drum group music view a powerpoint on various dance regalia and end by making and playing a traditional Native game Year s of participation 2014 2015 A4ED school visit photos blurbs 2015 at HAPPY VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL in Anderson CA USA LINDA GIVES BACK AT HAPPY VALLEY Had a fun visit this week as part of Authors for Earth Day Though the voting was close this year again Pets Without Partners won the majority vote It is a local rescue center that does not euthanize I also shared how I recycle and reuse plastic bags into plarn and then crochet it into tote bags etc Last I left each class some blank puzzles for them to design into a poster on how they plan to help the Earth take shape So much fun The group photo is with one of five classes I visited The young lady in the front row wearing a cap shared a presentation she and a few other students made on the dangers of Plastics in the ocean Very well done 2014 at HAPPY VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL Anderson CA USA LINDA EMPOWERS YOUNG READERS AT HAPPY VALLEY It s my pleasure to report that my Author for Earth Day school visit happened on April 22 2014 Earth Day itself at Happy Valley Primary School in Anderson CA a K 4 school HVPS has been very active in conservation programs over the years students there are involved in recycling programs planting trees and learning more about other ways to help our world and its inhabitants My visit involved the older classes Grades 3 and 4 but the day was packed with activities to honor and celebrate conservation with all

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  • Authors for Earth Day | Sandy Asher
    Us 7 Steps to Success Event Resources In the News spreading the word additional titles Writing It Right Ark 5 Walking Toward America Jesse and Grace Romeo and Juliet Together and Alive At Last Once In the Time of Trolls The Wolf and Its Shadows website www sandyasher com email sandyasher gmail com Sandy Asher author and playwright Lancaster PA SCHOOL VISITS K 12 I tailor presentations and writing workshops to the ages and needs of my audiences and the time we have together With younger children I use TOO MANY FROGS to illustrate story structure character problem solution and lead them in creating a group story With older students I share my writing process from idea to publication and guide them in brainstorming ideas writing poems and personal narratives and or refining writing techniques Time permitting we may begin dramatizing their original pieces Year s of participation 2015 A4ED school visit photos blurbs 2015 at LANCASTER COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL in Lancaster PA USA SANDY GIVES BACK AT LANCASTER My April 24 visit brought delights both expected and unexpected I already knew that the lower school children K 5 had selected the Wolf Sanctuary of Pennsylvania to receive our donation as librarian Cindi Knauer had chosen to hold the vote over several days in order to reach more of the children during their scheduled library times Being a long time wolf enthusiast and aware that our nearby sanctuary exists only through donations I was pleased And I had no doubts that I d enjoy meeting the children thanking them in person sharing my books with them and leading them in writing exercises All givens before I arrived and all went as I d hoped What surprised me was Cindi s gratitude for the opportunity to introduce the children to my

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  • Authors for Earth Day | Miranda Paul
    Success Suggested Books A4ED Blog For Authors ready for action Join Us 7 Steps to Success Event Resources In the News spreading the word website www mirandapaul com email mirandapaulbooks gmail com video One Plastic Bag Book Trailer Miranda Paul award winning author Green Bay WI USA SCHOOL VISITS Pre K 5 Miranda Paul is a former teacher and picture book author who loves visiting schools or leading workshops Her presentations inspire entertain and broaden horizons She gets kids thinking about all kinds of writing activates their passion to make a difference and shows them how to celebrate creativity often accompanied by dancing and drumming Her complete school visit packet guide is available on her website Year s of participation 2015 A4ED school visit photos blurbs 2015 at HILLCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in Hobart WI MIRANDA GIVES BACK AT HILLCREST April 1st was a blast The students had produced Powerpoint videos to campaign before my visit and their research inspired students to vote for the Plastic Pollution Coalition part of the Earth Island Institute My donation was 500 but the kids actually raised another 351 52 on their own making the total an amazing 851 52 During my visit we rocked

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  • Authors for Earth Day | Stephen Swinburne
    Sandy Asher Miranda Paul Stephen Swinburne Jennifer Ward Molly Idle Alison Formento Patricia Newman Linda Brennan Edith Fine Lori Degman Jody Feldman Polly Holyoke Jennifer Swanson April Sayre Mike Graf Andrea Alban Edie Hemingway Roxie Munro Nancy Viau Miri Leshem Pelly Kim Norman Alyssa Capucilli Deborah Heiligman Terri Farley Available Authors and Illustrators For Schools getting started How it Works Hosting an Author Funding Ideas Make it Memorable 7 Steps to Success Suggested Books A4ED Blog For Authors ready for action Join Us 7 Steps to Success Event Resources In the News spreading the word additional titles Armadillo Trail The Northward Journey of the Armadillo A Butterfly Grows Saving Manatees Lots and Lots of Zebra Stripes Wings of Light Turtle Tide Black Bear website http www steveswinburne com email stephen swinburne gmail com video Poop A LayLee at iTunes Stephen Swinburne award winning author South Londonberry VT USA SCHOOL VISITS K 8 Steve visits schools throughout the country His programs are educational fun enthusiastic and energy packed Steve does three assemblies a day additional presentations possible and can work with any size group of students In all of his programs Steve encourages children to bring their questions on 3 x

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  • Authors for Earth Day | Jennifer Ward
    Asher Miranda Paul Stephen Swinburne Jennifer Ward Molly Idle Alison Formento Patricia Newman Linda Brennan Edith Fine Lori Degman Jody Feldman Polly Holyoke Jennifer Swanson April Sayre Mike Graf Andrea Alban Edie Hemingway Roxie Munro Nancy Viau Miri Leshem Pelly Kim Norman Alyssa Capucilli Deborah Heiligman Terri Farley Available Authors and Illustrators For Schools getting started How it Works Hosting an Author Funding Ideas Make it Memorable 7 Steps to Success Suggested Books A4ED Blog For Authors ready for action Join Us 7 Steps to Success Event Resources In the News spreading the word additional titles There Was an Old Monkey Who Swallowed a Frog There Was an Odd Princess Who Swallowed a Pea Way Up in the Arctic Forest Bright Forest Night There Was an Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Fish website www jenniferwardbooks com email jennyward charter net Jennifer Ward award winning author Edwardsville IL USA SCHOOL VISITS Preschool 5 Bring literature to life by inviting nationally recognized author Jennifer Ward to your school library or Family Literacy Night Jennifer s lively engaging sessions include visuals music and puppets and prove inspiring for all ages Jennifer shares the fun and challenges of creating with words and how the

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  • Authors for Earth Day | Molly Idle
    Michelle Worthington Leslie Helakoski Elissa Weissman Linda Boyden Sandy Asher Miranda Paul Stephen Swinburne Jennifer Ward Molly Idle Alison Formento Patricia Newman Linda Brennan Edith Fine Lori Degman Jody Feldman Polly Holyoke Jennifer Swanson April Sayre Mike Graf Andrea Alban Edie Hemingway Roxie Munro Nancy Viau Miri Leshem Pelly Kim Norman Alyssa Capucilli Deborah Heiligman Terri Farley Available Authors and Illustrators For Schools getting started How it Works Hosting an Author Funding Ideas Make it Memorable 7 Steps to Success Suggested Books A4ED Blog For Authors ready for action Join Us 7 Steps to Success Event Resources In the News spreading the word website www idleillustration com email molly idleillustration com Molly Idle award winning author and illustrator Phoenix AZ USA SCHOOL VISITS K 12 A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words This fun filled presentation follows the journey of a picture book from the light bulb moment of its inception through the pride of publication After learning the ins and outs of picture book creation and collaboration both students and teachers will look at their favorite stories with fresh and admiring eyes Year s of participation 2012 2015 A4ED school visit photos blurbs 2015 at KIVA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Scottsdale

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