Thursday, February 14, 2013

Kid Lit Authors, Illustrators Visit Sandy Hook Elementary School | School Library Journal

Kid Lit Authors, Illustrators Visit Sandy Hook Elementary School | School Library Journal

Kid lit authors/illustrators at Sandy Hook Elementary School pose for a quick photo after a day spent interacting with the kids. Back Row: Alan Katz, Bruce Degen, Tad Hills, Katie Davis, Vincent Kirsch, Bob Shea, Meghan McCarthy. Front Row: Susan Hood, Mike Rex, Tracy Dockray, Marc Tyler Nobleman, Daniel Kirk.
The children of the Sandy Hook Elementary School were visited by 12 children’s authors and illustrators on Tuesday, the school’s first assembly program since moving into its new building following the December 14, 2012 shooting that took the lives of 26 children and staff at the school.

The event, which was delayed by a day after 30 inches of snow fell in the area, was selected “because we wanted to focus on teaching and learning,” Principal Donna Page tells School Library Journal. Read more...
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