Written & Illustrated By You!Class # 8 Grades: 2- 3
Do you love to tell stories? Do you enjoy reading, writing, and drawing? If so, the Summer Academy Publishing Company is the perfect place for you. Join us and use your imagination to write, illustrate, and publish a book of your very own. As part of this course, you will also meet a published author/illustrator of children’s books, learn various styles of illustration from several talented artists at the White Bear Center for the Arts, and learn about the art of bookmaking through our class trip to the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Find out more about our class by visiting last year’s website:
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Julie Stonehouse is a life-long “bookworm” and enthusiastic elementary educator of 15 years in White Bear Lake Area Schools. Her experience includes 9 years in an IB classroom, 3 years in a 3rd-5th grade multi-age classroom in the Explorations program for gifted and talented learners, gifted enrichment teacher for 2nd-5th grades, and a Media Specialist. Julie earned her education certification from St. Catherine University, a MaEd (Differentiated Instruction) from Concordia University, and a certification in Gifted Education from Hamline University. She self-published her first book at the age of 8 and loves to share her passion for books and reading with students!
NOTE: Two sections are offered of this course. Students can expect to be placed in either section.