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Taylor High pupils welcome Keith Gray on a balmy afternoon in April

A select number of S3 students welcomed Keith Gray on a balmy Thursday afternoon to the library at Taylor High School. This visit had been anticipated for several months and when the day arrived the students didn’t actually know what to expect. 186 more words

Literacy

Meet Anna McPartlin at Layton Library

Wednesday 22 June
Layton Library
12pm

Join bestselling author, Anna McPartlin, as she discusses her new book, Somewhere Inside of Happy.  We uncover Maisie’s story through a number of different perspectives as she reflects upon the day that her life changed- the day her teenage son was taken from her. 56 more words

Events

Yr 9 Avoiding Trouble with Non Pratt

It took a while to finalize dates and events with the new writer on the block, Non Pratt, but so worth it! She came into school on Wednesday after a 5.15am start from Enfield and worked with our Y9 students non stop until the end of school. 370 more words

Library News

My Darling Clementine

Phoebe Cheney and I before the 4th graders arrived – Photo by Joan Ungs

San Lorenzo County Park near King City is an underappreciated (at least by many) treasure and the Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum is its crown jewel. 125 more words

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#TuesdayTip - Planning Successful #AuthorVisits

Helpful Hints for Coordination

Event planning is time-consuming and if done well, the events can be amazing.  There are a lot of moving pieces, especially if you are coordinating an author visit to a school. 496 more words

Author Events

Our year 9s workshop with Mark Wilson - endangered species, Vietnam war, comics and looking for the shapes in things

Mark Wilson visited our year 9s today. His most recent book, Beth: the story of a child convict, has almost sold out even though it isn’t officially released until May 30. 169 more words

Books

#GuestAuthorTuesday with @deblund- Talking #SchoolVisits & More

For Guest Author Tuesday – We Welcome Deb Lund

What is your favorite thing about school visits?

I love entertaining and inspiring kids to write, and I’m especially tickled when I hear I’ve inspired teachers in their teaching of writing. 428 more words

Author Visits