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'The Christmas Wind' blows through Bowmanville

I had a fun visit with 600 students from Holy Family School in Bowmanville on December 20. I’d worked with 300 of these students in 2014 on The Christmas Wind Story Project, so it was great to connect in person. DurhamRegion.com reported on the visit HERE.

A Christmas Wind visit to Timmins

I met with two schools in Northern Ontario this morning: Bertha Shaw Public School in South Porcupine and Pinecrest Public School in Timmins. I’d worked with both of these schools on The Christmas Wind Story Project and it was great to share the final book with them. Pinecrest teacher, Michael Sloan, tweeted about the visit today.

A Visit to Timmins Centennial School

I had the opportunity to present to the K-4 students at Timmins Centennial Public School in Timmins, Ontario on April 14, and had lots of fun with the students. See a post from Timmins Centennial Vice Principal Christy Lafontaine HERE. Below you’ll find some pictures they shared with me (click images below to enlarge) Enjoy!

 
 
 

 
 
 

 

A Visit to W. Earle Miller Public School in Timmins, Ontario

As I walked across the playground at W. Earle Miller Public School in Timmins, Ontario prior to my visit on April 13, I was impressed to see a whole crew of the students having fun shoveling the snow and slush from the grounds. Even though they were working hard, they were having a blast and you would […]

A Visit to the Christmas Wind Class at Pinecrest P.S. in Timmins, Ontario

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The Grade 3 class at Pinecrest Public School in Timmins, Ontario participated in The Christmas Wind Story Project this spring. I had the opportunity to present to many of the K-4 students at Pinecrest on April 13, and had lots of […]

A Visit to Schumacher P.S. in Schumacher, Ontario

I had the opportunity to present to the K-4 students at Schumacher Public School in Schumacher, Ontario on April 12, and had lots of fun with the students. Below you’ll find some pictures of characters from all of my books by the Schumacher students. (click images below to enlarge) Enjoy!

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Golden Avenue Public School (my husband used to go here!)

It was fun to visit Golden Avenue Public School in South Porcupine, Ontario on Tuesday, April 12, and not only because the students were a fun and engaged audience. The fact is that many moons ago, my husband (Jeff) haunted these halls himself. In fact, he attended both Golden Avenue and Schumacher Public Schools in […]

A Visit to the Christmas Wind Classes at Bertha Shaw P.S. in South Porcupine, Ontario

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Every single class at Bertha Shaw Public School in South Porcupine, Ontario participated in The Christmas Wind Story Project this spring. I had the opportunity to present to many of the students on April 12, and then we held a special WIND […]

The Wonderful Students of Surrey, BC

I felt very lucky to be flown across the country to present at several schools and libraries in Surrey, BC last week. Surrey libraries invited me out to present at three of their branches, and I rounded out the week’s visit with some local schools as well.

I wanted to share some great “Letters to Leon” […]

Letters from Labrador - Lab City

I received not one, but TWO fat envelopes full of wonderful illustrations from the students at A. P. Low in Labrador City. This school was such a joy to visit as Librarian Teena Spurrell was incredibly well organized and prepared for my visit. The school walls were papered with child art from my books and Teena […]