I love to visit schools and meet the young readers in person while hopefully imparting a bit of knowledge to them. My programs involve lots of student participation and visual effects.
MAKING A CHILDREN'S BOOK
This lively program shows the steps involved in making a picture book, from getting ideas, writing, editing, illustrating, and printing to finished product. Lots of props and student participation.
Texas history comes to life with lots of artifacts and lively student participation.
Grades: 3-7 (shorter program available for grades 1-2)
American history, with emphasis on the Westward Expansion. Many artifacts and student participation.
THE LOTUS SEED
Reading of The Lotus Seed followed by program about immigrants coming to America. Props and student participation.
Grades K-2 (shorter program)
WRITING WORKSHOPS -- Price depends on length of presentation and size of audience. I also give workshops for adults. Contact me for details.
FEES INCLUDE: Honorarium plus travel expenses
Honorarium fee starts at $250 per presentation (for schools within 100 miles)
Two schools may split the day. No more than four presentations per day.
Travel costs include: transportation, lodging and meals, where applicable.
Discounts available for multiple schools in one area.
How to Make a Picture Book
Lotus Seed Program
Texas History Program
Librarians, Teachers, Parents and other adults may contact me here:
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