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On Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm we will once again celebrated AUTHOR/ ILLUSTRATOR DAY.
Joining us this year:
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PREVIOUS YEARS' EVENTS:
In 2015 we celebrated with four Albany area authors/ illustrators:
- Katherine Paterson
- Alexis O’Neill
- Lesa Cline-Ransome
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In 2014 we celebrated with four Albany area authors/ illustrators:
In 2013 there were six participants
During the fall and winter, Giffen students had the books in their
classrooms, read them, and became familiar with them. With the support of their
teachers, members of our congregation guided them into projects that
related to the books in some way – the students drew pictures,
created their own books, made up songs or stories, or even wrote a play.
Jasmine N. Brown, a South End native and graduate of Albany High School, is the principal at Giffen Memorial Elementary School.