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Lynn Plourde visits Lubec and Pembroke

Maine author Lynn Plourde brought her fun and theatrical style to Lubec Consolidated School and Pembroke Elementary with her picture book At One in a Place Called Maine, and graphic novel Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness, Donn Fendler’s story of survival after becoming lost on Mount Katahdin as a child in July 1939. To kick-off […]

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“Extreme Survivors” on MDI

Kimberly Ridley started out her spring 2018 school tour on MDI at Mount Desert Elementary (MDES), followed by a visit to Pemetic Elementary in Southwest Harbor, before a stop in Washington County. She finished up her visits at Conners Emerson Elementary School in Bar Harbor. “Have you ever seen a comb jelly in real life?” […]

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Elizabeth Atkinson and “The Island of Beyond” on North Haven

Elizabeth Atkinson delighted in bringing her book “The Island of Beyond” to students at the North Haven Community School. Teacher Nikole Seeger enthusiastically led students in grades 5 – 8 in their reading and exploration of the book in anticipation of Elizabeth’s visit. The whole group gathered to hear an overview presentation which included the […]

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Calef Brown at Lubec, Beatrice Rafferty and Whiting

Author and illustrator Calef Brown kicked off IRW’s spring 2018 author visits with three stops at Lubec Consolidated School, Beatrice Rafferty School and Whiting Village School at the end of March. He brought along three of his titles including “How to Hypnotize a Tiger,” “Boy Wonders” and “Flamingoes on the Roof.” “Calef Brown is so much […]

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Island-hopping with Ellen Potter!

Maine writer Ellen Potter recently traveled to three outer islands with Island Readers & Writers aboard the Maine Seacoast Mission’s 75 ft. Sunbeam V. Ellen’s latest series, Piper Green and the Fairy Tree, is themed around young kids who live on an island and are ferried to school by lobster boat. What better way to […]

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