NES Author Visit & Read Across America Day--Friday, Feb. 28th

NES is very excited to announce that author Christine Petrell Kallevig will be visiting grades K-4 in honor of Read Across America Day on Friday, February 28, 2014. The PTA has generously sponsored this visit with Ms. Kallevig who is an award winning writer and professional storyteller with a twist, she will be telling stories using origami.  

Please read the letter below from Mrs. Moore, NES Library Media Specialist.

Dear Parents,

It is my pleasure to announce that author Christine Petrell Kallevig will be visiting grades K-4 in honor of Read Across America Day on Friday, February 28, 2014. The PTA has generously sponsored this visit with Ms. Kallevig who is an award winning writer and professional storyteller with a twist, she will be telling stories using origami.

Ms Kallevig has given us the opportunity to purchase autographed copies of her books. Additional information is provided below. If you have any questions about the visit or purchasing books, please do not hesitate to contact me at moorek@ufrsd.net.

Nature Fold-Along Stories: Quick and Easy Origami Tales About Plants & Animals: contains 12 factual stories aout North American plants and animals, all illustrated by the folding steps of 12 very easy origami models. This 80 page origami paperback is appropriate for all ages and includes complete illustrated folding instructions.

The Sun, The Moon, and the Origami Grammie: Jacob and Isabella stay with Grammie and her dachsund, Taro, when Mom works away from home. The story shows how Jacob and Isabella eventually learn how to fold an eight-piece modular origami model that transforms from the sun into the moon and back again! Completely illustrated folding instructions are included. Full color illustrations make this 32 page harcover picture storybooks an ideal choice for age 4 and older.

All About Pockets: Storytime Activities for Early Childhood is packed with creative ideas for how to use simple everyday pockets for early childhood math, language skills, and motor development. Perfect for use with storytelling aprons and pocket charts. Recommended for innovative tachers of children age 3 to 7. (128 page paperback) If you are interested in purchasing a book, please complete the form on the bottom of this page and return it me no later than Thursday, Feb. 27th. Thanks, Kimee Moore Library Media Specialist, Newell Elementary Please return this slip with payment

Student's Name _____________________________

Teacher Name: _____________________________________ How should your autograph be addressed? To ___________________________________________________ Fill in a name or names Quantity Title of Book Price Total Nature Fold Along $8.00 The Sun, The Moon 12.00 All About Pockets 5.00 *****Please make checks payable to Storytime Ink from Mrs. Moore, NES Librarian for detailed information.

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by HugginK published on February 26, 2014 8:35 AM.

NES Creating a Chain Reaction of Kindness was the previous entry in this blog.

NES Hosts Guy's Night Out at the Library----Tuesday, March 4th is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.