OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

MEXICO — Peaks Island author and illustrator, Anne Sibley O’Brien will visit the students of Meroby Elementary School on March 3-4, with an evening performance on that Monday from 6-7 p.m.
O’Brien’s work celebrates the glorious variety of the human family, through expressive portraits of diverse children and cultures. In large-group assemblies and individual classrooms, O’Brien will present the writing and illustrating process through lively, interactive digital slide shows with a focus on human differences, and offers hands-on drawing activities to extend learning.
O’Brien’s titles are rich resources for curriculum connections, from the ethical questions raised in Jamaica’s Find and six other titles in the Jamaica series; to portraits of new Americans in A Path of Stars and Moon Watchers: Shirin’s Ramadan Miracle; to Asian history and language lessons in the graphic-novel retelling, The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea; to the drama of contemporary non-violence across the world in After Gandhi: One Hundred Years of Nonviolent Resistance.


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.