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Jefferson Knapp Author Visit3rd-6th grade (but younger is okay, too)One hour(316) 308-6945jeffknapp@hotmail.com$275.00 (no extra expenses)http://www.jeffersonknapp.com https://vimeo.com/89651422Anything is possible!' Your students will leave with those three words imprinted on their energized hearts and minds. Not only will this humorous presentation encourage them to read (more) and use their imagination, they will learn the secret to reaching your dreams regardless of circumstance. And if you still need more time to think about booking . . . I bring a 25-ft. ANIMATRONIC python! You will find my A.R.-approved 'The Kingdom at the End of the Driveway' series hard to keep on your shelves after this visit. See you soon!None1019 Skyview Drive, El Dorado, KSGalm Elementary – San Antonio, Texas Pioneer Elementary – Parker, Colorado Brookwood Elementary – Hamilton, Ohio Prairie View Elementary – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Beech Elementary – Wichita, Kansas Lincoln Elementary – Grand Island, Nebraska Ezard Elementary – Conway, Missouri Immaculate Conception School – North Little Rock, Arkansas North Hancock Elementary – Lewisport, Kentucky …and 81 Other Libraries.1/14/2016 16:28:06
Shelly Simoneauall ages60 minutes785-221-4984shelly.simoneau@yahoo.com$200/1 hr. session + mileage http://www.shellysimoneaustories.comShelly Simoneau is an author of six books and teller of many stories! Her children's books are inspired by childhood memories and experiences growing up in the farming community of Wilsey, Kansas. Shelly delivers a variety of character-building, inspirational, and engaging stories for children of all ages. And adults too! none4110 NW Walnut Rd, Topeka, KS 66618Coffey County Libraries: Gridley, Burlington, Waverly; Frank Carlson Library; Overbrook; Ponca City, Oklahoma Library; Elmont Elementary, Topeka; West Indianola Elementary, Topeka; North Fairview Elementary, Topeka: Eudora Elementary, Eudora; Americus Elementary, Americus; Cleaveland Elementary, Wichita; Kelly Elementary, Wichita; Jefferson Elementay, Wichita;Appanoose Elementary, Wichita2/2/2016 12:23:15
Kyle TiernanSchool Age48 minutes(888) 299-2606Kyle@DrawAlong.TV300-350http://www.DrawAlong.TVKids ages 5-12 learn to draw 3 refrigerator-ready pictures during this interactive, draw along program. Kyle Tiernan has taught over 1-million kids to draw during his 14 year teaching and performing career.17560 W. 159 Court, Olathe, KS 66062Atchison, Basehor Community, Centralia, Gardner JOCO, Lackman JOCO, Lansing, Lawrence, Library Dist 1, Louisburg, Oak Park JOCO, Osawatomie, Paola, South KCKPL, Salina, West Wyandotte1/7/2017 9:40:54
Cynthia Harris18 + 1 – 1.5 hours785-313-5383cyannris@gmail.com$250http://www.sparkinganvil.com/cindy.htmlAuthor, SpeakerIf I travel where I have to spend overnight, I charge mileage and hotel cost.19660 Seawall Road, Randolph, KS 66554It has been a while since I last spoke as an author for a library. I did a preservation workshop for the Cawker City Library in 2015.4/25/2017 7:33:34
Andrew Maraniss6-18 for elementary, middle and high school students, though crossover for adults as wellHis talk is typically a one hour presentation, but he can do as many as possible in a day. He can also create something custom.(615) 504-4924andrewmaraniss@gmail.comAndrew typically receives travel expenses and an honorarium ranging from $750 to $2,500 depending on the details of a particular visit/event. He is happy to divide these costs among multiple schools in a district/area.https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7I204P7TzfEYmNXN3BPX0VTQ2ctMkd1WHYweExzY1NaVkVv/view?usp=sharing; http://andrewmaraniss.comA frequent speaker at schools around the country, NYT bestseller Andrew Maraniss writes a different kind of sports book for students, bringing together sports, history and social justice themes in an exciting narrative nonfiction style that captures the attention of avid and reluctant readers alike.NoneNashville, TNEmmie Stuart, Librarian, Percy Priest Elem., Nashville, TN; Candice Sayre, Literacy Coach, Ft. Atkinson Middle School, Ft. Atkinson, WI; Vickie Blankenship, Media Coordinator, East McDowell Middle School, Marion, NC7/25/2019 14:19:16
Natalee Ganyonpre-k through 3rd ('live' puppets included with program)generally 30 min. if post story activity 15 or more620-899-0642 or 775-742-4091jimganyon@gmail.com or nataleeganyon@gmail.comTravel expenses only (if post story activity: paper puppet making or Gordon Parks program, library supplies materialstoriesandmore.me ,utube: stories with friends and budsHere's how that Happened" 4 folk stories promoting character development through classic sayings. yes we do zoomnone but for expensesPO Box 1726 Hutchinson, Ks , 67504 for those ordering my book and business mailHoisington Library, School libraries from Gt.Bend.,Lyons, Hutchinson and classrooms1/5/2021 12:11:59

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