A listing of artists and writers who live in the state of Washington
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|Susan Casey is the author of Women Invent! Two Centuries of Discovery That Have Shaped Our World, chosen as one of the top 10 history books for girls, and of Kids Inventing! A Handbook for Young Inventors, a chapter of which is anthologized in the McGraw Hill Open Court Reading Series Imagine It 2009. Based in Los Angeles, Susan has presented at schools throughout California and in other states including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Montana and Idaho. Invention and the world of non-fiction writing come alive in her interactive presentations. Students see videos and images of kid and women inventors, and handle inventions they created, learn the basics of invention and come away, "Hey, I could be an inventor!"|
|MIKE GRAF is a former classroom teacher and TV weatherman. He knows how to speak to children and his assemblies are highly engaging and informative. |
Mike has written over 70 books for children and teachers. Mikes presentations include personally-experienced, gripping tales about scorpion encounters, flash floods, dinosaur digs, wolf sightings, bears encounters, cave rescues and explorations, thunderstorms and lightning strikes, tornado chasing, national parks adventures, rock-climbing and many other subjects. He also presents information on weather, the writing process, and how to create great stories.
|Pam Withers' best-selling and award-nominated series combines her passion for outdoor adventure with her journalism background. She researches her books thoroughly and interviews experts, ensuring accuracy and realism. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.|
|Judy Young remembers writing a poem for her grandmother when she was about ten. Her grandmother encouraged her to keep writing, and Judy did! Judy is the author of over a dozen children�s fiction, poetry and nonfiction books. Her books have received numerous awards and honors, and Judy speaks nationwide at schools and educational conferences. With 20 years past experience in the public schools, Judy�s presentations are not only entertaining but directly related to school curriculum. Judy resides near Springfield, MO, with her husband, Ross, a professional artist who illustrated two of her books.|
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