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Authorfest 2017

Reported by webmaster@ipsd.org on 10/26/17

The MVHS LMC is excited to announce our 3rd annual AuthorFest is Monday, November 6th! Special thanks to Anderson's Bookshop for providing this literacy opportunity to host 5 authors this year. Teachers are signing up to bring their classes into the LMC to meet a visiting author. Students are also welcome to attend during their lunch or access period. Please stop by the LMC for lunch/access sign up.

Below is the schedule of authors with their biographies. Copies of their books are available for sale through the LMC for personalized signing to follow the periods they are presenting. Order forms which also provide information from the publisher about each title are also listed below.

Periods 1 and 2 Traci Chee
Traci was with us last year as a debut author for The Reader. This year she will talk about book 2, The Speaker. She is a great presenter and the kids LOVED her last year! The Speaker Order Form

Period 3 and 4 is a panel, featuring debut authors Samira Ahmed (Release date is January 16, 2018) and Steve Schafer.
Both authors have had experiences with current topics relating to cultural issues. Steve Schafer Order Form

Periods 5 and 6 is Julie Buxbaum
Julie is a New York Times best selling author. This is her second realistic fiction for young adults. Julie Buxbaum Order Form

Periods 7 and 8 is Morgan Rhodes.
Morgan_Rhodes is the author of the popular fantasy series, The Falling Kingdoms http://www.fallingkingdoms.com/. Morgan Rhodes Order Form

This is one of the unique opportunities the LMC has to promote literacy amongst our students with engaging contemporary authors. Thank you for your support of AuthorFest 2017!

 


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