Orange Group Members: Alexis, Isabella, Colin Myers Elvira Woodruff Author Study Research Report Background on the Author1. Where and in what date was Elvira Woodruff born?Elvira Woodruff was born in New Jersey in 1951. She has lived the last twenty years in Martins Creek,Pennsylvania.2. What are some of her hobbies?Her favorite hobby is to travel when she is not writing. She also has a nice garden that she loves to work atin the morning and in quiet afternoons you might smell some well baked cookies in the kitchen.3. How did Woodruff discover that she wanted to be a writer?Woodruff didn’t realize she wanted to be a writer until she was 35. Even though she loved write inelementary and high school she never thought of it as a career for herself.4. What other jobs did Woodruff have before she became a published author?One of her first jobs after college was driving an ice-cream truck. Other than that she did many other jobsin the community such as a janitor, window dresser, a gardener, a shop owner, an assistant librarian, andmore... George Washington’s Spy1. Make a prediction about what this novel will be about.We predict that Matt and the adventure club and 2 girls will travel once again back in time, with the boat.They will try to help George Washington in Boston. Also when we read the back we knew that the boyswill get captured by the British while are they are spying on the British.2. Who are some of the characters that will be in this book?When we read the back of the book we saw that Matt and six friends would be in this book. There arefour boys from the adventure club and at least two more girls (Including Katie).3. How do you think this book will relate to George Washington’s Socks?We think this book relates to George Washington’s Socks because they both involve time travel. Also theyinvolve the rebels and British.
Elvira Woodruff She was born in 1951 in New Jersey. She has lived her last twenty years in Martins Creek, Pennsylvania.
Elvira’s InspirationsElvira didn’t realize she wanted to be a writer until she was 35. She lovedwriting in elementary, and high school she never imagined it was a careerthat she would carry for her whole life. Elvira WoodruffHobbiesWhenever she can she goes out on early mornings and works in herbeautiful garden. After that she would go inside and you would smell someyummy cookies. And when she has a good break or extra time she goes toother places or reads to find more information for her books. Never forgetthe interviews and pictures for articles.
Early jobs One of her early jobs was driving an ice-creamtruck. She also did other jobs in the community such as being a janitor, awindow dresser, a gardener, a shop owner and an assistant librarian. George Washington SPY