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Art workshops with Russ Cox

IRW’s spring semester kicked off with visits by author/illustrator Russ Cox at Princeton Elementary, Woodland Elementary, and Whiting Village School. Russ’ visits were part one of a two-part program for schools participating in the “If I Built a School” program based on the book by Chris Van Dusen. Students at all three schools researched the […]

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Outer islands with Ben Bishop

Comic artist Ben Bishop and IRW Director of School Programs, Alison Johnson, recently went on a three-island tour to Islesboro, Vinalhaven, and North Haven schools where kids and teachers had read, “Lost Trail,” the graphic novel version of Donn Fendler’s story of survival on Mount Katahdin. Alison and Ben joined the 30 or so students […]

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Looking up with Annette Cate

Whiting Village School IRW brought Annette LeBlanc Cate back to Maine this fall to work with two Washington County schools using her award-winning book “Look Up: Bird-watching in Your Own Back-yard.” Scott Johnson, principal of Whiting Village School, asked if we could arrange for his kids to go to the Schoodic Institute at Acadia National […]

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“Hello Lighthouse” at Lubec and Whiting

Days 2-3 of author/illustrator Sophie Blackall’s five-day “Hello Lighthouse” tour took place at Lubec Consolidated School and Whiting Village School in Washington County. Lubec Consolidated School   The gloomy day outside could do nothing to dampen the spirits inside Lubec Consolidated School where lighthouse poetry, paintings and clay models lit Sophie’s way to the room […]

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