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Participants should be prepared to do their own writing in this workshop that will be full of ideas for both the classroom and teachers’ own writing interests.
Both Kate and Jo have a lot of great materials posted online about writing and educators who write. Here are some starting points: Kate Messner's Blog Kate's Teachers Write! site (virtual writing summer camp) Jo Knowles' Blog Jo's recent series of guest blog posts at Inside a Dog Jo on Dorothy's List
Location: Street: 77 Main St Additional: City: Montpelier, Province: Vermont Postal Code: 05602 Country: United States (aggiunto da IndieBound)… (altro)
Join Linda and Jo for a morning of writing and sharing. Through interactive exercises we'll explore what makes a fantastic first page, how to "show not tell" to create an active and engaging scene, and much more! Writers of all experiences ages 10 and up welcome! Following the workshop, please join us for a reading with both authors.
9:30 am - 11:00 am - Workshop, ages 10 and up (grown ups welcome, too!).
11:00 am - 11:30 am - Break, enjoy some light refreshments compliments of the Northshire.
At 11:30 am - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: A joint reading with both authors, followed by Q and A and a signing.
Reservations required, admission $5.00 per attendee, admission receipt good as voucher towards any book written by workshop leaders. Please stop by the store or call (802-362-2200 or 800-437-3700) to purchase your ticket and reserve your spot.
Linda Urban’s debut novel, A Crooked Kind of Perfect, was selected for many best books lists and was nominated for twenty state awards. Her novel Hound Dog True received four starred reviews and was named a Kirkus Best Book of 2011. A former bookseller, she lives in Montpelier, Vermont, with her family. The Center of Everything, her third work for middle-graders, came out in March this year. The story follows 12-year-old Ruby as she deals with the passing of her grandmother and tries to make her greatest wish come true. She spoke with PW from her home in Vermont about wishes, myths – and doughnut lore.
Jo Knowles is the author of the young adult novels See You At Harry’s, Pearl, Jumping Off Swings, and Lessons from a Dead Girl. She has a master’s degree in children’s literature. Some of her awards include two SCBWI Crystal Kite Awards; A New York Times Editor’s Pick and Notable Book; the PEN New England Children's Book Discovery Award; YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults; International Reading Associations Young Adult Choices List; and Bank Street College’s Best Books for Children (Outstanding Merit). Jo lives in Vermont with her husband and son. See You at Harry's is her first book for middle-graders. Rebecca Stead, Newbery Award Winner call Harry's "Heart-breaking, soul-sustaining, and all-around beautiful."
Location: Street: 4869 Main St Additional: City: Manchester Center, Province: Vermont Postal Code: 05255 Country: United States (aggiunto da IndieBound)… (altro)
The Galaxy Bookshop is very excited to host a Children's Author book signing and fundraiser for the Jeudevine Library on Saturday, December 15th, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. We will be joined by Vermont authors who write for a range of age groups: David Martin, picture book author David Martin began his career as a children's author after he had children of his own and started making up stories for them. In addition to writing, his talents include singing, playing the guitar and kazoo, and juggling. He is the author of fourteen picture books, including Let's Have a Tree Party; All for Pie, Pie for All; and Little Bunny and the Magic Christmas Tree. He lives in Lyndonville, Vermont. More about the author at Candlewick Press. Jo Knowles, young adult author Jo Knowles grew up in New Hampshire with lots of animals and lots of books. She always loved writing stories about her family and their pets. A children's literature course in college inspired her to go on to grad school, where she wrote her first young adult (YA) novel for her thesis. Since then, she's published three YA novels, the most recent being See You at Harry's. Jo's website Jenny Land, middle grade author Jenny Land was born in Vermont. After her education at Dartmouth College and the Universities of Oxford and St. Andrews, she returned to Vermont to teach English and creative writing at St. Johnsbury Academy, and to work on farms during the summer. She lives in Peacham, Vermont with her husband and twin daughters. The Spare Room is her first novel. Jenny's website Linda Urban, middle grade author As a child, Linda Urban discovered that the thing she liked best was writing. She kept on writing through high school, but after hitting a few stumbling blocks, decided to pursue a degree in advertising and marketing. It wasn't until years later that she returned to her first love, writing, and began to send her stories out in the world. She has now published one picture book and two middle grade novels, with a third coming out in spring of 2013. Her most recent book is Hound Dog True. Linda's website Katherine & John Paterson, middle grade authors Spouses and collaborators Katherine and John Paterson live in Barre, Vermont, and have published three books together, including Blueberries for the Queen and The Flint Heart. Katherine Paterson is a beloved children's book author who came to writing after working as a teacher in Virginia and a missionary in Japan. Books such as Bridge to Terabithia and Lyddie have earned her many awards and honors. Recent honors include the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the post of National Ambassador for Young People's Literature in 2010. Katherine's website Come meet the authors who write the books you love to read and share! They will be happy to chat, answer questions, and autograph books. Half of the event's sales will be donated to the Jeudevine Library!
Location: Additional: 41 S. Main Street City: Hardwick, Province: Vermont Country: United States (aggiunto da IndieBound)… (altro)