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Melissa WilliamsTiffany Johnson
•   Convenience•   Supporting the community•   Cost•   Greener Living•   Community development•   Support local economy
• Give students a live experience with someone who writes  or illustrates books• Real world experience• Learn from someone...
• Cost Effective• Remind students: Authors are everywhere• Stories with recognizable settings
• Author fee• Travel and accommodations fee *• Publicity• Developing the collection to include more books by this  author*...
Robert J. Blake (local)              Roland Smith•   Requested Honorarium-        •   Author fee- $5,000 per    $1,500    ...
•   Community Support•   Community Sponsors•   School funding•   PTO/PTA•   Specific Fundraiser: Book sale or book fair, c...
• Can’t bring an author to you kids? Bring your kids to the  authors!• October 14-16 Legislative Plaza  Downtown, Nashvill...
Curricular Connections• Rhyming• Stay Active/Exercise
Curricular connections• History• Geography• Animals
Curricular connections• Art• Animals
Curricular Connections• Tennessee History• Tennessee  Geography• Native American  Stories
Curricular Connections• Poetry- Walt  Whitman• History• Astronomy• Theater• Economics• Media- Language  Arts
Curricular Connections• History• State Parks• Families
Curricular connections• History• Social Conflicts
Curricular connections• Life choices
Curricular connections• History• Myths• Literature- Epic Poems
Curricular connections• History• Music• Social Conflicts
Curricular connections• YA Novel• Literature Circles
Website for Tennessee and Kentucky Authors:http://www.scbwi-midsouth.org/Roland Smithhttp://www.rolandsmith.com/Robert J. ...
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  1. 1. Melissa WilliamsTiffany Johnson
  2. 2. • Convenience• Supporting the community• Cost• Greener Living• Community development• Support local economy
  3. 3. • Give students a live experience with someone who writes or illustrates books• Real world experience• Learn from someone other than their teacher• Gets kids excited about reading• Helps kids connect to stories in a more meaningful way
  4. 4. • Cost Effective• Remind students: Authors are everywhere• Stories with recognizable settings
  5. 5. • Author fee• Travel and accommodations fee *• Publicity• Developing the collection to include more books by this author*• Books to sell for autographing• Staff Time* Ways that local authors can save you “green!”
  6. 6. Robert J. Blake (local) Roland Smith• Requested Honorarium- • Author fee- $5,000 per $1,500 day• 3 presentations a day • 4 presentations a day• PowerPoint presentation • PowerPoint presentation• Willing to travel • Pays own travel, hotel and• Will speak to any food age, preferred audience • Speaks to any age or size size is 125 but will speak to larger or smaller
  7. 7. • Community Support• Community Sponsors• School funding• PTO/PTA• Specific Fundraiser: Book sale or book fair, car wash, after school party, pot luck school meal before another event, t-shirt sales
  8. 8. • Can’t bring an author to you kids? Bring your kids to the authors!• October 14-16 Legislative Plaza Downtown, Nashville, TN• Authors: Nashville’s own Ann Patchett, T.A. Barron, Chris Bohjalian, Pseudonymous Bosch, Charles Frazier, Walter Mosley, Tom Perrotta and MANY more!
  9. 9. Curricular Connections• Rhyming• Stay Active/Exercise
  10. 10. Curricular connections• History• Geography• Animals
  11. 11. Curricular connections• Art• Animals
  12. 12. Curricular Connections• Tennessee History• Tennessee Geography• Native American Stories
  13. 13. Curricular Connections• Poetry- Walt Whitman• History• Astronomy• Theater• Economics• Media- Language Arts
  14. 14. Curricular Connections• History• State Parks• Families
  15. 15. Curricular connections• History• Social Conflicts
  16. 16. Curricular connections• Life choices
  17. 17. Curricular connections• History• Myths• Literature- Epic Poems
  18. 18. Curricular connections• History• Music• Social Conflicts
  19. 19. Curricular connections• YA Novel• Literature Circles
  20. 20. Website for Tennessee and Kentucky Authors:http://www.scbwi-midsouth.org/Roland Smithhttp://www.rolandsmith.com/Robert J. Blakehttp://www.robertjblake.com/
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