Students are invited to a Blackout Poetry event that will combine art and poetry writing with scary stories. To attend, pick up a pass from the library before or after Advisory period.
Author of the Month: January
Louis Sachar was born in New York and eventually moved to Orange County, California (About). He started to deeply enjoy reading after starting high school (About). Sachar eventually graduated from UC Berkley after a stint as a door-to-door salesman (About). He took a course that gave him the change to be a teaching assistant at an elementary school and found inspiration for his Wayside School series (About). Sachar finished law school and worked as a lawyer while writing children's books (About). He eventually became a full time writer and often finds inspiration from the people in his life (About). He spends two hours writing each morning (About).
For more information about Louis Sachar: louissachar.com
Holes, Wayside School is Falling Down
Works Cited:“About.” LOUIS SACHAR, www.louissachar.com/about.html.
Phone: (626)396-5680 x 70117
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Mrs. Daily is excited to be at Eliot this year. She graduated from Vanderbilt University and is just about done with her Master's in Library and Information Science from San Jose State. She has spent most of her career as an English teacher and loves research, reading with students, and talking about books.