K-4 Author Visit: Peter Reynolds

March 12, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Buckman Elementary

Author visit today is canceled due to Coronavirus and orders from PPS.

However, the author still wants to come to our school.

He is going to stop by each classroom today and personally deliver signed books from 1:30-3:00.

Grades: K-4
1:30pm March 12th
Order forms due Feb. 27th
Peter Reynolds, author/illustrator
W​hen I ​was in 7th grade, something remarkable happened that changed my life in a wonderful way. An amazing teacher, Jim Matson, pulled me aside for drawing in class, instead of paying attention. Rather than scolding me, Mr. Matson asked me to try a project, tapping into art and storytelling to help other students understand a math concept.Dizzy with excitement, I ran off to make a comic book. I cracked open the dense math text book and saw, for the first time, that these numbers were only ways of quantifying things and actions. Things and actions I could see and put to paper. When I brought in the completed project, Mr. Matson didn’t just see a comic book, but also a storyboard. “You’ve got the beginnings of an animated film if you’re interested.”

His new book…
Creative visionary of ​The Word Collector, ​Happy Dreamer, and ​The Dot, #1​New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a joyful celebration of individuality–and staying true to Y-O-U!Be curious… Be adventurous… Be brave… BE YOU!

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