Visiting Author for Schools: Gregory Mone

Gregory Mone

DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Monday, February 12, 2018 (Greg will visit ONE school in the morning only.)

AUTHOR
Gregory Mone

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Gregory Mone is a novelist, science journalist, and speaker who has written several books for children. As a magazine writer, he's covered artificial intelligence, robots, physics and biology. He's sat behind the wheel of a flying car and hiked and surfed in Ireland.

ABOUT THE BOOKJack and the Geniuses: Lost in the Jungle (Book #3)
In the Jack and the Geniuses series, Bill Nye and Greg Mone take middle-grade readers on a scientific adventure that features real-world science and scientific facts along with action and a mystery that will leave kids guessing until the end, making the books ideal for STEM education.

 Here’s a video of Bill Nye the Science Guy introducing the series!

 Here’s a Teaching Guide!

Dedicated website: www.jackandthegeniuses.com

LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
30 minutes including 10-15 minutes Q&A. There’s a significant STEM component to his talks, which feature flying robots and self-driving cars along with marked-up manuscript pages from novels, outlines and early notes from his books.

SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
Upper Elementary or Middle School, grades 4-6

DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
Large assembly style is preferred.

AV NEEDS
A computer/laptop with PowerPoint (Gregory Mone will bring his presentation on a flash drive), microphone, projector, and projector screen. And a bottle of water.  

HASTAGS
#JackAndTheGeniuses; Twitter: @gmmone


ORDER FORMS
Tattered Cover will design an order form that the school should distribute in advance of the author visit, and again on the day of the event to all student attendees. 

ONLINE ORDERING LINK
Link to share with students and their families to order Gregory's book: www.tatteredcover.com/book-list-gregory-mone Please make sure anyone ordering online includes the name of your school in the Notes section of the order and if they'd like to pick up the book from you at the school. Please DO NOT give a book to someone who says they ordered online unless they have the printed confirmation. PLEASE KEEP THIS! You'll need to include these confirmations when returning the leftover books so you won't be charged for them! If they do ask you for a book without a confirmation, just email me the name of the student and parent's name and I can check.

 

Lost in the Jungle: Jack and the Geniuses Book #3 Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419728679
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Amulet Books - May 1st, 2018

In the Deep Blue Sea: Jack and the Geniuses Book #2 Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419725524
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amulet Books - September 12th, 2017

Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781419723032
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amulet Books - April 4th, 2017