DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Tuesday, September 18. (Shelley will be visiting two schools: one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Please indicate your TIME OF DAY preference.)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Shelley is the author-illustrator of Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker. She previously spent ten years in architecture, where she fell in love with felt-tip pens, tracing paper, and the greatness of black turtlenecks. She lives in Michigan with her husband and two sons.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker (Incognito, Book 2)
Written and illustrated by Shelley Johannes, Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker is the second book in this unique, two-color illustrated chapter book series. With Beatrice Zinker’s characteristically upbeat attitude and out-of-the-box problem-solving skills, readers will be thrilled to experience her second adventure! Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker is a reassuring and heartwarming look at friendship, even when it comes from unexpected places. Operation Upside is finally in full swing! But when Beatrice's overenthusiasm lands Mrs. Tamarack with a Strictest Certificate, the team has to hold off on any new missions to avoid suspicion. Lying low is not exactly Beatrice's strong suit, especially when she sees someone who desperately needs to be recognized. But when the certificate meant for him falls into the wrong hands, Beatrice and Lenny must find a way to widen their circle once again to save Operation Upside, and themselves, from trouble. Recognizing differences in a positive way will make Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker an instant classroom favorite, timed perfectly for back-to-school!
LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
45 minutes. Shelley talks about the importance of positively embracing different ways of thinking in relation to Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker for about 30 minutes, PLUS a 20 minute drawing/interactive activity with time for questions from the audience at the end.
SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
Elementary School; grades 2-5
DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
A minimum of 100 students.
Computer/laptop with PowerPoint, projector projector screen, microphone, and a sketchpad with easel and markers. And, clipboards, paper and writing utensil for student drawing activity. And, a bottle of water.
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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 Shelley's books: www.tatteredcover.com/book-list-shelley-johannes 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 us the name of the student and parent's name and we can check. DEADLINE: Online orders with SCHOOL PICK UP will only be available for one week after the school visit. Orders placed after that time will need to be picked up at one of our locations, or shipped.