David Wiesner November 9, 2017
On November 9, 2017, Award Winning Author David Wiesner visited Charlestown. David Wiesner has won many awards including three Caldecott Awards and three Caldecott Honor Awards. His presentations were interesting and insightful. While at Charlestown, he visited a STEAM class, visited the Kindergarten classes, and had lunch with several students. It was a great day!
Greg Pizzoli March 2017
Award Winning author Greg Pizzoli visited Charlestown in March 2017. Mr. Pizzoli shared his books with all students in two different assemblies. He also answered the students questions, ate lunch with a group of students, took the time to read their "wishes", and autographed many books!
Ursula Vernon visits CT (03/2016)
Popular author/illustrator Ursula Vernon visited Charlestown on March 16, 2016. Ms. Vernon spoke with students in grades 2-4 about her creative process - especially as it relates to her newest series Hamster Princess. She also took time to answer students' questions.This visit was made possible through the generosity of Children's Book World in Haverford and Penguin Random House Publishers.
Jarrett Krosoczka Visits CT (11/2015)
On Thursday November 12, 2015 popular author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka visited Charlestown. He presented two assemblies in the morning to all students in grades K-5. He sketched some of his most popular characters (Pig from Punk Farm & Lunch Lady from the Lunch Lady graphic novel series). In the afternoon, students in grade 5 were part of graphic novel workshop and grade 4 students were a part of a writing workshop. Throughout the day, Mr. Krosoczka reminded the students of the importance of perseverance and resilience in success. Thanks for your visit to CT, JJK!
Brian Lies Visits Charlestown (01/2014)
On January 14, 2014 author/illustrator Brain Lies visited Charlestown. He spoke to each grade level about his popular books in the Bats series (Bats at the Beach, Bats at the Library, etc.) and his creative process. Students and teachers alike were impressed by his original works of art and his ability to sketch ideas for his bat characters on cue. You can see some of those sketches hanging on the walls of CT!