|Author-adventurer Shelley Gill visits Grand Forks middle school|
Famous author-adventurer Shelley Gill visits Schroeder Middle School Commons from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. There will be a community event for parents and kids. She will inspire students to be excited about reading and writing by emphasizing nature, animals and adventure through her personal stories. Gill has over 20 children's books about nature, animals and adventure stories, such as running the 1,130 mile Iditarod Sled Dog Race, swimming with Blue Whales in Baja, climbing in ancient temperate rain forests, and sailing in Antarctica. Please visit her web site at http://www.shelleygill.com/ for a description of the books; books will be available for purchase and signing. Funding is provided by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Myra Foundation, and the Red River Valley Writing Project.
For questions, please contact Lynette Krenelka at 218-791-1537 or Karen Cisek at 218-779-8893.
-- Lynette Krenelka, Director, DDP, Continuing Education, email@example.com, 7-4883