Heading back to school . . .

May has been a whirlwind month! I ended up back in Northern California last week and had a great opportunity to do some school visits—one of which was at my very own elementary school, where my fourth-grade teacher still teaches! The kids were fabulous, with so many great questions and great answers to my questions. Totally loved geeking out over Harry Potter fanfiction with a couple of girls from Franklin, and I loved seeing so many of the kids come to the signing on Saturday night! Many, many thanks to Kim for getting it all organized so quickly.

Here are a few fun shots from the schools . . .

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At Lincrest with my fourth-grade teacher, Mrs. Nakashima. Love this woman!

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I went with a Prezi instead of a PowerPoint, in case you were curious.

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Aaand over to Franklin, where they had the COOLEST touch-screen whiteboard. I’ve gotta get me one of those. There were some super devoted writers in this bunch, and I loved talking with them afterward!

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Some of the Riverbend crowd waiting for the show to start. Sharp kids here with some insightful questions!

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Setting up at La Unica’s. Great food and wonderful employees! Thanks for hosting the signing!

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Aaaand my buddy who set up all the books and kept the table neat. Thanks for hanging out with me all evening!

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2 Comments

  1. GAH!!! It’s so exciting! I hope one day to be doing something similar. I’m sure the kids just loved hearing from a published author. I’m sure you inspired many writers and future writers/authors to pursue their craft. Brava!

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