Author Visit Bonus!

Author and New Links content provider Amy E. Sklansky is working on a new videoconference for the 2011-2012 school year- details will come soon! In the meantime, don’t forget to revisit some of your favorite programs with Amy. This year, she will also be giving the first three schools who sign up for three videoconferences an autographed book for their school library!

Author Visit and Eggs-periments Videoconferences with Amy E. Sklansky
Using visuals in an interactive videoconference, author Amy E. Sklansky outlines stages of writing the book— research, revisions, artist’s sketches, etc. She also explains what happens inside an egg from fertilization thru hatching.
Availability: By Request ONLY | Audience: Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1, 2

Cooking a Book with Author Amy E. Sklansky

Author Amy E. Sklansky will put on a chef’s hat & coat to “cook” a book. Into her cooking pot go inspiration, drafts, revisions, pencil sketches, and more as she explains how an author’s idea becomes a published book.
Availability: By Request ONLY | Audience: Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3

Inside a Poet’s Mind: Author Visit with Amy E. Sklansky
Amy E. Sklansky gives students a peek inside the mind of a published poet. Sharing poems from her own books, Amy discusses the various places a poet finds inspiration.
Availability: By Request ONLY | Audience: Grade(s): 2, 3, 4, 5

New Links members get a discounted rate on Amy’s author visits; and she’ll also Skype with schools, too. For more information, contact Rebecca Morrison at

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