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“The Island of Beyond” with Elizabeth Atkinson

Fifth-eighth graders at Beals Elementary School, Jonesport Elementary School and Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School were ready to dive into “The Island of Beyond” with author Elizabeth Atkinson, and were prepared with art and research projects to share. Each visit began with a large group presentation during which Elizabeth shared how books empowered her as a […]

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Anica Mrose Rissi visits Jonesport and Deer Isle-Stonington

IRW spent four, fun-filled days days with children’s book author Anica Mrose Rissi, a native of Deer Isle. We first met Anica last summer at an event at the Chase Emerson Memorial Library in Deer Isle and were thrilled when she agreed to work with us! She visited Jonesport, Deer Isle, Steuben and Milbridge with […]

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To Deer Isle-Stonington…and Jupiter and beyond with Russ Cox!

The view was spectacular as we made our way over Caterpillar Hill and onto Deer Isle for a visit with Russ Cox at Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School. IRW Site Coordinator Morgan Witham and art teacher Hilary Tobin welcomed and set us up in the art room for the day where workshops were held for grades […]

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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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Kelly Cunnane visits Swan’s Island Elementary and Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary Schools in May

Kelly Cunnane’s energy was impossible to ignore as she bounded from student to student and exuded the excitement of Kenya. Through sounds and words and artifacts, she effortlessly and enthusiastically shared another beloved culture with enraptured students and teachers. Kelly brought bags full of Kenyan clothing and implements for kids to use so that they […]

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