Events

Wednesday November 14, 2018

Rebekah Raye at Princeton Elementary

Artist Rebekah Raye bring her sweet southern personality with her when she visits with kids. Working with graphite and kneaded erasers, she guides the children through simple artistic processes that empower them with success. She can work with any age using the same technique and get everyone engaged. Her connection to the animal world show throughout her beautiful artwork inspiring the artist in all those who meet her.

Tuesday November 20, 2018

Cynthia Lord at Swan’s Island Elementary School 

IRW is delighted to welcome Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord again this fall! The youngest children at Swan’s Island Elementary School will delight in the fun and vividly-illustrated tale of “Hot Rod Hamster.” Chapter book readers will learn about finding homes for animals in need with the early chapter book, “Shelter Pet Squad: Jelly Bean,” while older readers will participate in writing workshops after reading Cynthia’s beloved novel about life on an island, “Touch Blue.”

Wednesday November 28, 2018 – Friday November 30, 2018

Anne Sibley O’Brien at Edmunds Consolidated School 

Children will embark on a multicultural journey over two days with author/ illustrator Anne Sibley O’Brien. For the youngest kids, Annie will share a story time with her picture book, “I’m New Here.”

Middle and upper grade children will participate in an in-depth workshop as they learn about how to make a graphic novel with “The Legend of Hong Kil Dong.” Upper grades will consider international politics and the tactics of writing suspense through Annie’s political escape thriller, “In the Shadow of the Sun.”

Thursday November 29, 2018

Anne Sibley O’Brien at Whiting Village School 

Children will embark on a multicultural journey with author/ illustrator Anne Sibley O’Brien. For the youngest kids, Annie will share a story time with her picture book, “I’m New Here,” while middle-grade children will learn about how to make a graphic novel with “The Legend of Hong Kil Dong.” Upper grades will consider international politics and the tactics of writing suspense through Annie’s political escape thriller, “In the Shadow of the Sun.”

Monday December 3, 2018

Rebekah Raye with Beatrice Rafferty Elementary School at the Eastport Arts Center

Artist Rebekah Raye bring her sweet southern personality with her when she visits with kids. Working with graphite and kneaded erasers, she guides the children through simple artistic processes that empower them with success. She can work with any age using the same technique and get everyone engaged. Her connection to the animal world show throughout her beautiful artwork inspiring the artist in all those who meet her.

Tuesday December 4, 2018

Rebekah Raye at Woodland Elementary School

Artist Rebekah Raye bring her sweet, Southern personality with her when she visits with kids. Working with graphite and kneaded erasers, she guides the children through simple artistic processes that empower them through creativity. She can work with any age using the same technique and get everyone engaged. Her connection to the animal world shows throughout her beautiful artwork, inspiring the artist in all those who meet her.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Russ Cox at Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School

Author/illustrator takes children to “Jupiter and beyond!” with his fun picture book, “Faraway Friends.” Younger kids will share in a special story time with Russ, while older kids will participate in illustration workshops. Russ brings out his notebooks and other illustration projects to show children how he gets from the seed of an idea to an entire book.

Thursday December 6, 2018

Russ Cox at Islesboro Central School

Author/illustrator takes children to “Jupiter and beyond!” with his fun picture book, “Faraway Friends.” Younger kids will share in a special story time with Russ, while older kids will participate in illustration workshops. Russ brings out his notebooks and other illustration projects to show children how he gets from the seed of an idea to an entire book.