in local elementary classrooms meet professional authors and
illustrators who share their personal adventures of creating and
publishing books. Students learn that having a book published
is more that just a dream.
program encourages the love of reading and inspires students to write and illustrate. It also give students a chance to connect with a published author/illustrator. The presenters will share their personal adventures about how they became an author/illustrator and what it took to get there. They will share how they generate ideas that turn into stories, what inspires them, the publishing process, some of the challenges and the successes, trials and errors. This program is available for a half day (two, one hour sessions) or full day (four, one hour sessions) residency. SWWC coordinates the schedule of the visits. Public Libraries are encouraged to collaborate with their schools. Get the community involved too. Invite the public such as parents, grandparents, elderly anyone who might be interested.
Residency Dates: March 20-24 & April 3-7, 2017
Audience: K-6 Elementary Schools
Early Registration Deadline - November 3, 2016
Final Registration Deadline - November 10, 2016
NO registrations will be accepted after the final registration deadline