Students in local elementary classrooms meet professional authors and illustrators who share their personal adventures of creating and publishing books. Students learn that having a book published is more that just a dream.
This program encourages the love of reading and inspires students to write and illustrate. It also give students a chance to connect with a published author/illustrator. The presenters will share their personal adventures about how they became an author/illustrator and what it took to get there. How they generate ideas that into stories, what inspires them, the publishing process, some of the challenges and the successes, trials and errors. This program is available for a half day or full day residency. SWWC coordinates the schedule of the visits. Public Libraries are encouraged to collaborate with their schools. Get the community involved, invite the public.
Residency Dates: March 20-24 & April 3-7, 2017
Audience: K-6 Elementary Schools
Visit www.swsc.org/Page/1529 for more information.