Young Naturalist Lunch & Learn with Author Jacqueline Briggs Martin
We are so excited to host author Jacqueline Briggs Martin to share her book Creekfinding, a true story for kids that explains how a lost ecosystem in Iowa was brought back to life! Grab your lunch and log in for a read aloud and discussion about how the book came to be, followed by an informal Q&A session.
Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of many other books including Snowflake Bentley, winner of the 1999 Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish, an ALA Notable Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, Riverbank Review Finalist, Notable Social Studies Trade book and winner of The Golden Kite Award for Illustration. To check out all her other work please visit her website at www.jacquelinebriggsmartin.com.
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Young Naturalist monthly educational nature programs for children from 5-10 years old will focus on nature exploration, team building, and honing observational skills. Check event schedule for topics and details.
Young Naturalist Lunch & Learn with Author Scott Russell Sanders
Please join us in welcoming author Scott Russell Sanders to share his book Crawdad Creek, a beautiful story about two children discovering the beautiful and fascinating life within the creek that runs behind their house (not to mention an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children chosen by the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council). We suggest going outside beforehand and looking for some small, rounded rocks to bring along for an interesting discussion! Grab your lunch and join us as the author reads from Crawdad Creek, talks about how he came to write it, and why outdoor adventures for kids are so important.
Scott Russell Sanders is the author of more than two dozen books for children and adults, some drawn from history, some from imagination. As writer, teacher, and public speaker, he seeks to convey his wonder at the vast, marvelous, unending show we call nature, and his curiosity about the two-legged species to which he belongs. His newest book The Way of Imagination will be released on August 11th. To check out his many other books and awards please visit his website at www.scottrussellsanders.com
Young Naturalist Lunch & Learn with Author Doug Wechsler
Please join us in welcoming author Doug Wechsler to share his award winning book The Hidden Life of a Toad. Doug will lead us through the wonders of metamorphosis and the life cycle of a toad through close-up photos and a lively text. How exactly does a tadpole with gills turn into a toad with lungs? Grab your lunch and learn with us!
Doug Wechsler takes his inspiration from the jungles, swamps and seashores of the world as well as from his own backyard. By showing the wonders of nature and its humorous side he hopes to motivate his readers to deepen their interest in their natural surroundings. Doug is a wildlife biologist, a nature photographer, and the author of more than twenty books for children. To learn more about Doug and check out his many other books, visit his website at http://dougwechsler.com/
Sept 13, 2020
401 Swarthmore Ave.
Ridley Park, PA 19078
High tide is at 9:45 P.MRegistration: 10 P.M. - 10:45 P.M.
Mass start is at 11 P.M.
$20 Pre-Registration Fee/person
$25 Registration at event / Person
Please register and fill out the following forms; either email to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring with you day of race.
Non Participants are encouraged to come out and cheer others on. A lunch will be held afterwards for participants . Non participants may join the luncheon for a small fee.
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Race Organizer: Sue Miller suedcva.org
**Bring your own Canoe or Kayak to participate.
Young Naturalist Lunch & Learn with Author Janet Halfmann
Join us with author Janet Halfmann to share her award winning book Home in the Cave about a young bat who goes on an eye-opening adventure, discovering how important bats are to the cave habitat and how other cave-living critters rely on them for their food. Janet will read from the book and answer your questions! Grab your lunch and learn with us!
Janet Halfmann is an award-winning children's author who has written more than forty fiction and nonfiction books for children. Many of her picture books are about animals and nature. She also writes picture book biographies about little-known people of achievement. When Janet isn't writing, she enjoys gardening, exploring nature, visiting living history museums, and spending time with her family. She grew up on a farm in Michigan and now lives in South Milwaukee, WI. Visit her website at http://www.janethalfmannauthor.com