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Whiting Village School welcomes Anne Sibley O’Brien

Whiting Village School was cozy and warm on the day of our visit with Anne Sibley O’Brien. We began with an all-school presentation and Annie greeted them in Korean asking, “Are you in peace?” Soon after, she was bombarded with questions about South Korea where she spent her childhood. “What is your favorite Korean food?” […]

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Deer Isle-Stonington welcomes Annie

This two-day visit was IRW’s 11th time to Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School and we always love a chance to cross Eggemoggin Reach. And, in fact, most of our day one workshops were held in “The Reach,” the beautiful performing arts center, so aptly named, where Annie took them on a journey to South Korea. Seventh and […]

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Anne Sibley O’Brien on Swan’s Island and Great Cranberry Island

Swan’s Island Elementary School Anne Sibley O’Brien encouraged students at Swan’s Island Elementary School to jump into becoming writers and artists — now! In her all-school presentation, Annie discussed life in South Korea and delighted students by introducing herself in Korean. Students in grades K-2 shared in a read aloud of I’m New Here with Annie. […]

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Milbridge welcomes Anne Sibley O’Brien

Milbridge Elementary School truly embraced Annie’s books and delved deep into the content by plastering the hallway walls with fabulous Korean-inspired projects; descriptions and pictures of how it feels to be new, and comparing the Korean legend of Hong Kil-Dong to that of Robin Hood.   Grades 3-4 created Korean flags and fans and translated […]

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Anne Sibley O’Brien at Charlotte

“Are you in peace?” (in Korean) is how Anne Sibley O’Brien greeted Charlotte Elementary School students, as she explained the different ways of greeting people based on their status in society. Having grown up in Korea, Anne really grew up in two cultures and found human differences to be fascinating and beautiful. She shares her […]

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