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Rebekah Raye visits Trenton Elementary School

Artist and illustrator Rebekah Raye had an enthusiastic welcome at Trenton Elementary School on May 9. One child entered the library, where we spent the day in art workshops saying, “I can’t wait to get started!” This time we worked with “Thanks To The Animals” written by Alan Sockabasin and illustrated by Rebekah. The pre-K […]

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Rebekah Raye at the Eastport Arts Center with Beatrice Rafferty

After rescheduling due to a snow day in mid-November (that we hope does not portend what winter has in store for us), we finally met with the grades 1-4 from Beatrice Rafferty School and author/illustrator Rebekah Raye at the lovely Eastport Arts Center in early December. Upon entering the arts center, we found the hall decorated […]

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Princeton Elementary welcomes Rebekah Raye

Cold winds blew outside when we arrived with author and illustrator Rebekah Raye at Princeton Elementary School, but warmth and cordiality met us inside this lovely school. Rebekah was excited by the welcome poster created in honor of her visit and raved over all the student artwork in the halls. A few eager students helped […]

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The Secret Pool at Pembroke Elementary School

Jan and Jenna were on the road again last week – visiting Pembroke Elementary School on March 23 with Maine author Kimberly Ridley and artist Rebekah Raye, the dynamic duo that collaborated on good reads such as “The Secret Pool” and the forthcoming “The Secret Bay.” We were excited that second through sixth graders from Charlotte […]

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Lubec Consolidated School students learn about vernal pools with Kim and Rebekah

Power nouns and verbs were abundant in the stories created by the students of Lubec Consolidated School on Tuesday. Guided by writing prompts from science writer and author Kim Ridley, the children selected a vernal pool creature to write about drawing on their imaginations and research. We met a salamander named Bob, a wood frog […]

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Inside Rebekah’s Studio: A Sneak Peek of “The Secret Bay”

Executive Director Jan Coates visited artist Rebekah Raye this week, and scored a sneak peek of Rebekah’s upcoming book, “The Secret Bay,” illustrated by her, and written by Kimberly Ridley. “The Secret Bay” will be published in Fall 2015. It looks great – we can’t wait to see more! Check out the video for your […]

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“The Secret Pool” visits over 120 students at Milbridge Elementary

“I’ve never liked writing before!” – Patrick, a student from the 5th/6th grades group at Milbridge Elementary School Jenna Beaulieu, IRW’s new Office Administrator & Communications Coordinator, and Program Director Ruth Feldman visited Milbridge Elementary School together on November 18, with “The Secret Pool” author Kim Ridley and illustrator Rebekah Raye. All grades participated in […]

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