Author Celebration with Miles and Gavin

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016

On this much anticipated day of celebrating the lower elementary authors of Tobin Montessori, who should I find in my son’s classroom?

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This Guy (o: 

 

What did he write?

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A very well received work with an impressively wide readership:

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Uncle Lou

 

 

 

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Chef Daddy

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Aunt Amanda, Auntie Oxy & Baby Cousin Mary

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Bubble Wow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Considering the Boy has never shown enthusiasm for writing before, and was so eager for us to come read his story today, I for one am thrilled.  ♥

 

 

 

 

We also got to enjoy an incredible work by Zaida:

“She loves the color indigo and glittery sparkly stuff.”  She was so engrossed in reading I wanted to put a sign by her that says, “Author.  Do Not Disturb.”  Meanwhile her *story* was an exceptional piece of writing about an exceptional event (gymnastics competition).

 

And over here turns out our friend and neighbor Ayyan is downright prolific:

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Chef Paul listens to Ayyan read about his seventh birthday party.

 

And finally, the piece de resistance over in Room 211:  MILES!

 

His presentation even included a multi-media component on a tablet playing the audio of him narrating along with a visual highlighting different aspects of his illustrations.

I think I speak for all his adult guests when I say:  “HUH!?

He says the app is called “Explain Everything.”  Which is a coincidence because I have just explained everything I know about that.

But as for the STORY… please see “Plum Island Boys.”  You are in for a treat.

And speaking of treat; in recognition of the wonderful work by these young authors -some of whom have recently received their very own dictionary & thesaurus-  I humbly offer this:

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