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Award-winning author, Eric Walters, to visit district schools

Award-winning Canadian author, Eric Walters, is scheduled to visit several elementary schools on Friday, December 4, 2009. He will spend time reading with students to celebrate his love of reading and children’s learning.

Walters’ children’s novels include We All Fall Down, Safe as Houses, Bully Boys, and Alexandria of Africa. Students are anxiously awaiting the arrival of his latest book about the Asian tsunami called The Wave.

Host schools Friday, December 4, 2009
MORNING – hosted by Susanna Moodie Elementary School
  9:30 a.m. students from Sir Mackenzie Bowell Public School [1] 
10:30 a.m. students from Susanna Moodie Elementary School [2]

AFTERNOON
2:00 p.m. students from Stirling Senior Public School [3]

According to his website, Eric’s novels have won more than 80 awards including eleven separate children’s choice awards. He is the only three time winner of both the Ontario Library Association Silver Birch and Red Maple Awards – in which over 125,000 students participate and vote for the winners.

For more information, please contact:

Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613.966.1170 or 1 800 267.4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

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