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Author Presentation: Aileen Fisher

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  • 1. AILEEN LUCIA FISHER
  • 2. Aileen Lucia Fisher (1906-2002)• Born Sept. 9, 1906 in Iron River, Michigan.• She received her bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Michigan in 1927.• She became director of the Women’s National Journalist in 1928.• She was an American writer of more than a hundred books for children.• She thought of herself primarily as a poet and her poems are frequently used in textbooks.• In 1978 she won the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children.• She died Dec. 02, 2002 in Boulder, Colorado.
  • 3. HERE IS A SHORTSNIPPET OF HER WRITING!
  • 4. Fall WindEverything is on the run-willows swishing in thesun,branches full of dip andsway,falling leaves that raceaway,pine trees tossing on thehill-nothing’s quiet, nothing’sstill,all the sky is full of song:“Winter’s coming. Won’tbe long.”
  • 5. Themes:• Animals• Nature• Plants• Biographies
  • 6. Her poetry is lyrical
  • 7. She is inspiredfrom the worldaround her.
  • 8. Her writing can be simple but she makes it playful
  • 9. Published WorksPoetry Collections Fiction • The Coffee-Pot Face • A Lantern in the Window • Feathered Ones and Furry • We Went Looking • You Don’t Look Like Your • Clean as a Whistle Mother Non-Fiction • Timber!: Logging inNatural History Michigan • All on a Mountain Day • Skip • In the Woods, In the • We Dickens: The Life of Meadow, In the Sky Emily Dickinson as Seen • Summer of Little Rain Through the Eyes of Her Brother Austin
  • 10. Suggested Classroom Use• Go outside and let students create their own writing based on the world around them.• Allow students to create their own poems • About animals • About nature • About plants• Have students write a short biography of another student or create their own autobiography.• Allow students to create an alternative illustration to one of Aileen Fisher’s books.