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Ellen Potter at Pembroke, Jonesport and Beals

Fairy trees, imaginary apartments, and creative inventions greeted IRW and author Ellen Potter during a whirlwind tour of three schools in Washington County. The first stop was at Pembroke Elementary where projects based on her three books (“Piper Green and the Fairy Tree,” “Olivia Kidney” and “Slob”) adorned the hallways and classrooms. The pre-K to […]

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Music man Stephen Costanza Downeast at Beals and Jonesport

IRW was thrilled to team up again with author/illustrator/musician Stephen Costanza! In November, we brought him to Beals and Jonesport Elementary Schools, where he offered a full-school presentation and workshops with students in Grades PreK – 2. Students in all grades at both schools fully immersed themselves in Stephen’s book, Vivaldi and the Invisible Orchestra, […]

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Cindy Lord heads Downeast

In early November, IRW brought Cynthia Lord on a much-anticipated Downeast tour. Especially exciting was the fact that, in addition to a return visit to Beals Elementary School, she was visiting two new IRW partner schools: Beatrice Rafferty School in Sipayik (Pleasant Point Passamaquoddy Reservation) and Edmunds Consolidated School. All three schools read and received […]

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Sharon Creech a big hit at Jonesport and Beals Elementary School!

“I was reminded of how big the world is and how you can do anything if you put your mind to it,” wrote a seventh grader from Jonesport Elementary School after a visit from author Sharon Creech. What a way to express what IRW hopes to inspire in all children through literature and what fun Sharon […]

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