There is nothing more rewarding to a children's author than visiting a school where the students are prepared and excited.
|This greeted me at the door.|
|The library walls were filled with great drawings of characters from the books. They showed the characters' hopes, dreams and fears.|
|The students had made an author study chart of my books, showing the genre, purpose, characters, setting, problem, solution, and theme of each book.|
|They made these wonderful booklets with main characters, setting, "hot shot" words and phrases, book teaser, theme, problem/solution and a plot mountain.|
|And HERE is the first group.|
|And the second group.|