Society of
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Speaker Profile - Jill Donaldson


Region: Oklahoma
Age Levels: 5-10
Will Travel: Anywhere in the world
Skype Visit: Yes
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Jill Donaldson is published in Appleseeds magazine for children and is represented by Stephanie Hansen of Metamorphosis Literary Agency. Since 1999, Jill has been an active member of the Oklahoma and Missouri Chapters of the SCBWI. She has a bachelor degree and her awards include H.S. Valedictorian and the Geraldine Burns Award for Excellence in English.  

Presentation Description:

The Power of Poems:
Flowers and Songs, what the Aztecs called poems.  What do other cultures call poems?  How has poetry affected children from different eras?  How does poetry affect you?  We will explore the power of poems from different eras and cultures and perhaps create our own!