Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Scholastic Storyworks

I had the great honor of being a judge for this year's Scholastic Storyworks' Create-a-Character Contest.

Thousands of students all over the country submitted their ideas for a character: name, physical description, hobbies, problems, etc.

I chose a winner and wrote a story using the character.

How could I not choose a character named Roy Rigatoni, whose hobby is reading?!

But in case that doesn't work, here are a couple of sample pages:


Lisa Graff said...

This is awesome! What a great idea.

主任Teacher johnson said...

Dear Miss O'Connor:
I am so glad to read your book about Montessori. It really let me and my students to know more about Montessori! Your words are clear and simple to understand. Therefore, we want that let more children from Taiwan to set Dr. Montessori as model to imitate by your book. Could you provide the information of fee if we want publish your book" Mammolina" to chinese version. Thanks for your time.

my email:
Johnson Chang

Stephanie J. Blake said...

You have the coolest job on earth!