Students Learn from Author Mara Rockliff

Students Learn from Author Mara Rockliff
Posted on 03/02/2017
This is the image for the news article titled Students Learn from Author Mara RockliffStudents at East Pikeland were treated to a special assembly featuring the award winning author Mara Rockliff.  Here is an excerpt from her website: 

Official-sounding bio

Mara Rockliff is the author of many lively historical books for children, including Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles and Anything but Ordinary Addie: The True Story of Adelaide Herrmann, Queen of Magic, as well as Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France, winner of the Cook Prize and an Orbis Pictus Honor book.

Previous picture books include Gingerbread for Liberty!, The Grudge Keeper, Chik Chak Shabbat and Me and Momma and Big John, winner of the Golden Kite Award. Under the pen name Lewis B. Montgomery, she wrote all twelve books in the popular Milo & Jazz Mysteries chapter book series. Rockliff is also the author of Get Real: What Kind of World Are You Buying?, a tween-friendly guide to the social and environmental impact of our shopping choices, which has become required reading in middle schools across the United States and around the world.

Rockliff's public speaking experience includes TV and radio as well as bookstores, libraries, schools, children's museums, writing workshops, book festivals, and state and regional conferences for teachers and librarians. She lives in eastern Pennsylvania with her family. 

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