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“Extreme Survivors” on MDI

Kimberly Ridley started out her spring 2018 school tour on MDI at Mount Desert Elementary (MDES), followed by a visit to Pemetic Elementary in Southwest Harbor, before a stop in Washington County. She finished up her visits at Conners Emerson Elementary School in Bar Harbor. “Have you ever seen a comb jelly in real life?” […]

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Edmunds welcomes Russ Cox

Author/ illustrator Russ Cox continued his Washington County tour at Edmunds Consolidated School on April 11. Prior to Russ’s visit, the pre-K and kindergarten students created space helmets and rocket ships out of junk materials inspired by the outer space theme in “Faraway Friends.” First and second graders also came ready for the “Faraway Friends” […]

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New author/illustrator joins IRW!

Island Readers & Writers is proud to partner with Ryan T. Higgins, a Maine author/illustrator. Ryan will meet with 3-6 grade students from Edmunds, Whiting, and Machiasport and present on digital illustration and the craft of writing. According to his website, “Ryan T. Higgins is an author/illustrator residing in Southern Maine. He lives with his […]

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