Ms. Lin is an award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of many chapter books and picture books. She came to Austin to promote her just released book When the Sea Turned to Silver. This book is a companion book to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Starry River of the Sky. These books are filled with Chinese folklore, exciting adventures and beautiful full color illustrations.
After four years at Forest Trail Library, Charlie, the Reading Dog and trainer Jill Bader, look forward to visiting with our beginning readers.
Westlake High School Students visit the library on Wednesdays from 11:40 - 12:10 to develop relationships and interact with 4th graders during their visit to the library. This week the Teen Teaching Buddies divided into groups to read the 1st chapters of author Grace Lin's Chinese fantasy/folktale books Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Starry River of the Sky. Ms. Lin's visit to Forest Trail and Valley View on Monday, October 17th will introduce her new companion to the adventure series titled When the Sea Turned to Silver.
Presidential Election 2016-2017: Scholastic Election Magazine guided the conversation by focusing on the various jobs that a president must perform and the important issues that confront the nation.
In conclusion, the students wrote a letter to the future president highlighting the issue most important to students and offering suggestions to make it better for all Americans. At the end of the library visit, students decided that the president's job was so hard that they needed time to relax with a good book.