Meet the Writers: Ruth Behar Visits 5th Grade

Ruth Behar was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up in New York City. A Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ruth was the first Latina to receive a MacArthur Fellows “Genius” Award. Ruth frequently visits and writes about her native Cuba; she has written memoir, poetry, film, and edited anthologies. She is the […]

Meet the Writers Welcomes Kathryn Holmes to 2nd Grade

Kathryn Holmes is the author of the middle-grade novel The Thirteenth Circle, co-written with Marcy Kate Connolly, as well as the Class Critters chapter book series, which includes Tally Tuttle Turns Into a Turtle, David Dixon’s Day as a Dachshund, and Madison Morris is NOT a Mouse! Kathryn also wrote the young adult novels The Distance Between […]

Meet The Writers Welcomes Andrew Weiner to Fourth Grade

Andrew co-wrote and created the YA graphic novel, Girl on Fire alongside Alicia Keys. Most recently, he penned the early reader graphic novel Daddy and the Beanstalk, which tells the true story of the time he bought magic beans and climbed a beanstalk. In addition to writing, Andrew is the CEO of Inner Station. To […]

Meet the Author: Stephen Savage

Meet the Writers welcomes Stephen Savage to visit Kindergarten next week. Stephen Savage is an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator whose accolades include a New York Times Best Illustrated Book (Polar Bear Night), a Geisel Honor (Supertruck), and a Sendak Fellowship. His latest book, Moonlight, was released in 2022. In addition to children’s books, he illustrates […]