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Speaker Profile - Suzanne Slade

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Region: Illinois
Age Levels: 5-10 and 11-13
Will Travel: < 25 miles
Skype Visit: Yes
SCBWI Profile: Member Profile
Speaker Email: slade357-SCBWI1@yahoo.com
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Bio:
Suzanne Slade is the award-winning author of more than 100 children's books. She visits dozens of schools every year sharing her writer's journey as she encourages children to pursue their dreams. You can find out more about the author, her books, and her virtual author visits via Skype at her website www.suzanneslade.com. 


Recent books include:

EXQUISITE:THE POETRY AND LIFE OF GWENDOLYN BROOKS
A COMPUTER CALLED KATHERINE
DARING DOZEN
COUNTDOWN: 2979 DAYS TO THE MOON (3 STARRED reviews, Best STEM Book)
ASTRONAUT ANNIE (Story Time From Space selection)
THE MUSIC IN GEORGE'S HEAD: GEORGE GERSHWIN CREATES RHAPSODY IN BLUE (3 STARRED reviews)
THE INVENTOR'S SECRET (NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book)
WITH BOOKS AND BRICKS: HOW BOOKER T. WASHINGTON BUILT A SCHOOL
FRIENDS FOR FREEDOM: THE STORY OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY AND FREDERICK DOUGLASS
THE SODA BOTTLE SCHOOL (Reading is Fundamental 2015 Multicultural Book List)
THE HOUSE THAT GEORGE BUILT (Junior Library Guild Selection)
CLIMBING LINCOLN'S STEPS 
WHAT'S NEW AT THE ZOO?
MULTIPLY ON THE FLY


Presentation Description:
During her hands-on school presentations, Suzanne shares how she began an author.

She also explains how a book is made and what authors really do all day!