|Region:||New England (CT, RI, MA, VT, NH, ME)|
|Will Travel:||< 25 miles|
|SCBWI Profile:||Member Profile|
Author of ANNE & HER TOWER OF GIRAFFES (Kids Can Press, 2022), SERENA: THE LITTLEST SISTER (Page Street Kids, 2019), AN EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY MOTH (Sleeping Bear Press, March 2018), and NADIA: THE GIRL WHO COULDN'T SIT STILL (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016).
VIRTUAL VISITS (30-40 minutes)
Through Zoom, Google, or Skype, I would love to visit your school and chat with students about how biographies are created. Perfect for individual classrooms of 2nd-5th graders, my virtual visit includes the following:
Reading of one of my biographies (10 minutes):
- Serena: The Littlest Sister
- Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn't Sit Still
Slideshow on writing biographies (10 minutes):
- Topics discussed: inspiration, timeframes, character development, themes, and resources.
- My favorite writing tips
Q&A with students (10-15 minutes):
- Time for students to ask questions about research, writing, and publishing.
PRICING FOR 2020-2021: $100 per virtual visit
These virtual visits also include:
Personalized bookplates for students, mailed to teacher, if 10 books or more are ordered.
A list of my favorite biographies, emailed to the teacher.