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Educators' Reception and Andi Diehn

apple & book for teacherTeachers, school staff, and librarians are invited to our Educators' Reception beginning at 3:30 pm and featuring a presentation by author Andi Diehn at 4:00.  

This is a great opportunity to learn about our special discount program for schools and libraries, discover new books for young readers, gather free materials supplied by our publisher partners, and enjoy homemade refreshments!

a diehnAt 4:00 Andi Diehn will present four new books, Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughan, Computer Scientist, Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer, Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut, and Fossil Huntress: Mary Leakey, Paleontologist. These four new biographies use age-appropriate vocabulary, detailed illustrations, simple STEM projects, and a glossary to support foundational learning for children age 5-8.
 
Andi Diehn is a writer and editor with an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She is the author of 11 books for children, and lives in Enfield, New Hampshire, with her family.

Author presentation open to all!

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Free and open to all area school staff & local librarians. Registration is recommended so we know how many cookies to bake! Please let us know if you'll be attending by emailing info@norwichbookstore.com or calling (802) 649-1114.

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
291 Main St
Norwich, VT
Fossil Huntress: Mary Leakey, Paleontologist (Picture Book Biography) Cover Image
By Andi Diehn (Illustrator), Katie Mazeika (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781619307735
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)
Published: Nomad Press (VT) - September 10th, 2019

A fascinating picture book biography about Mary Leakey, a paleontologist who worked long hours in the fields of Tanzia--includes STEM activities for real-world learning


Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut (Picture Book Biography) Cover Image
By Andi Diehn (Illustrator), Katie Mazeika (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781619307698
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)
Published: Nomad Press (VT) - September 10th, 2019

A full-color picture book biography about Bonnie Dunbar, a young girl who made her dream of going to space a reality through hard work and determination--includes several hands-on science experiments for real-world learning connections.


Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer (Picture Book Biography) Cover Image
By Andi Diehn (Illustrator), Katie Mazeika (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781619307773
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)
Published: Nomad Press (VT) - September 10th, 2019

A full-color picture book biography about Mary Jackson, who became the first female African American engineer at NASA--includes several STEM activities for some real-world learning connections


Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughan, Computer Scientist (Picture Book Biography) Cover Image
By Andi Diehn (Illustrator), Katie Mazeika (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781619307650
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)
Published: Nomad Press (VT) - September 10th, 2019

A full-color picture book biography about Dorothy Vaughan, one of NASA's first African American managers and one of the groundbreakers on the front line of electronic computing--includes hands-on STEM activities for an introduction to coding.