At this time, Paula offers several type of visits.
Please contact me to inquire about availability, fee and tips for prepping your class for the visit.
What’s Your Flavor?
Ideal for 6th – 8th grade (for class sizes up to 30)
During this interactive workshop, Paula will help students recognize their “flavor profile” by playing a fun game of Windows & Mirrors. This unique presentation is designed to get students thinking about what type of books they like, outside of genre, and help teachers rethink how to help students select books for pleasure reading. Great for the avid or those who haven’t found their book love, yet!
30 min presentation
14 min Q&A
Windows & Mirrors – Game On
Ideal for 5th grade (for class sizes up to 30)
Paula will explore Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop practice of books being Windows & Mirrors. Designed to be an interactive conversation to help change how students view the books around them, Paula will end with a rousing game of Windows & Mirrors using one of her books as an example. Great as a general author visit to build and/or reinforce a student’s relationship with reading.
40 min presentation
Using, Skype, Paula offers several options:
* Book Talk Q&A
When your students have finished reading one of Paula’s books, she would be happy to join them via Skype for a lunchtime question and answer session.
Slots are limited. Paula conducts only one free Skype visit per month. EST Time: 20 minutes Cost: FREE
* What’s Your Flavor & Game On
These presentations, listed above, can be conducted via Skype. May require author to send small packet prior to the Skype visit. This is a full 45 minute presentation. Contact for fee.