WRESA’s Author of the Month

WRESA is excited to announce our  Author of the Month Book Readings. Authors will be reading their books and discussing highlights and points of interest. Be on the lookout for our author announcements.

November:  Carla Billups       Click to hear “It’s a Fungus Among Us, the Good, the Bad and the Downright Scary.” 

WRESA is so excited for November’s “Author of the Month.” We will have co- author Carla Billups to read excerpts from “It’s a Fungus Among Us, the Good, the Bad and the Downright Scary.”  This will be a taped recording so you can view at any time and will be available through December.

 

About the Author:  Carla Billups taught elementary science for many years before becoming a Elementary STEM coach in Western North Carolina. This year, she has been spending a lot of time adapting STEM challenges for students who have been in virtual school. She has worked with teachers from all over the country, helping to facilitate hands-on learning in science and STEM in the elementary grades for over twenty-five years. She co-authored It’s a Fungus Among Us, the Good, the Bad and the Downright Scary and is looking forward to working on several other book projects for children in the next year. In her free time, she loves working in her gardens, tending to her bees, designing a guest house for her backyard, and cuddling with her dogs and cats.

WRESA would like to share this wonderful Science Fiction genre with all the educators and students of Western North Carolina.  Please share with your staff and enjoy!

October : Brian Lies     Click to hear “Bats at the Library.”

We will have author, Brian Lies to read his book” Bats at the Library.”  This will be a taped recording so you can view at any time and will be available through December.

About the Author:  Brian Lies grew up in Princeton, New Jersey.  He began drawing and painting at a young age.  After graduating from college, Mr. Lies moved to Boston and studied drawing and painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.  Since then he has had a career and has illustrated almost thirty books.  “ The Rough Patch” received the 2019 Caldecott Honor Award.  Brian Lies loves to visit schools and encourage young children to write and follow their dreams.

WRESA would like to share” Bats at the Library” by Brian Lies with all of the educators and students of Western North Carolina.  Please share with your staff, and enjoy!

 

Be sure to check out our WRESA website each month for a new author!