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Kid Spy
Author Mac Barnett — Wednesday, Jan. 30; School Library
WES is thrilled to announce that author Mac Barnett is coming to visit our 1st - 4th grade readers! His latest, Kid Spy, is a hilarious mystery series that takes readers on a whirlwind trip across Europe and through history. Mac Barnett combines true events and real people (including the Queen of England and a notorious jewel thief) with funny and rueful memories of growing up in California in the 1980’s. He gives these stories just the right amount of intriguing facts and suspense while keeping readers laughing from start to finish. 

Students also have an opportunity to pre-order his books for signing — see links to forms below. Return forms to front office or school library by Fri., Jan. 25. Questions? Ask Ms. LaCrosse

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Sometimes You Fly Book Cover

Author Katherine Applegate
Tuesday, April 4th
NYT-bestselling and Newbery medalist author Katherine Applegate will be on campus next month to discuss her newest picture book, Sometimes You Fly.

Pre-order your signed copy of her new book via this FORM. Return form and check to school office by Tues., March 27.

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John Schumacher, "Mr. Schu" is a librarian who travels the country getting kids excited about books and reading. He works for Scholastic has been written about in the Wall Street Journal and interviewed on CBS. Mr. Schu's recent visit coincided with  DOT DAY - which is a reading celebration of the story, The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds.

He has a blog and a twitter account. Read the two posts on on his twitter account about our school!