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HUNGRY FOR BOOKS!
Grades K-2

  1. In this interactive session, basic storytelling elements, including ideas, character, setting, and sequencing will be discussed with young students. This program includes Kelly’s GIANT sandwich, a lip-smackin’ sing-along, and a reading from New York Times bestseller, THE SANDWICH SWAP.


FISHING FOR IDEAS!

Grades K-2

  1. Hey Buoys and Gils! Fishing for story ideas is fun! Grab your fishing pole and join Kelly in this seafaring session that includes silly word games and songs. Includes audience participation and a reading of GILBERT GOLDFISH WANTS A PET.  Pitter-patter-swish!


DOG DAYS OF SCHOOL

Grades K-2

  1. Kelly loves dogs. Big dogs. Little dogs. Hot dogs. In this presentation Kelly talks about some famous dogs from books, movies, television and history. Program includes the reading of DOG DAYS OF SCHOOL and GASTON. Reading comprehension skills will be tested by comparing the two stories in a K-9 quiz bowl.  Join us for a doggone good time! 


BRAAAINSTORMING 101

Grades 2-6

  1. Ghouls and boys looking for a way to breathe new life into their stories will shriek for this zombie invasion inspiration. Character development and plot twists will be served up in this frightfully delicious presentation. Kelly shares her popular title, ZOMBIE IN LOVE and its drop dead hilarious sequel in a freakishly fun program kids won't forget.

 

DRAGONS ARE PEOPLE TOO!
Grades K-5

  1. Hear Ye! Hear Ye! In this session fine blokes and smart lassies will learn how to fire up great stories. Topics include character development, voice, anthropomorphism and writing with detail. WARNING: This program includes a reading of DRAGON WAS TERRIBLE.


THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF REVISION

Grades 2-6

  1. Is your writing a little rusty?  Are your drafts a little dusty? This presentation shows students how to make their stories shine.  Topics include problem, solution, story arc, word choice, and details. Includes a reading of CLINK and never-seen before character sketches from the book prior to publication.

 

DETAILS! DETAILS! DETAILS!

Grades 2-6

  1. Pay attention! To details, that is! This program shares some star-spangled tips for writing winning stories. Kids will learn how unique details can transform weary stories into WOW!  This program includes some fun, funky facts about U.S. presidents and a reading from New York Times bestseller, GRACE FOR PRESIDENT.


                              

           


Programs above include an informative,

entertaining PowerPoint presentation called -

HOW A BOOK IS BORN!

 



ALL PROGRAMS ARE 50 MINUTES

 

  1. Kelly is happy to sign books after her presentations. Please note that Kelly does not sell her own books. Her books can be ordered in advance of her visit from online booksellers, local bookstores, or directly through her publishers.



TESTIMONIALS


"A teacher of over 30 years said Kelly's visit was the best author

visit she has ever seen!"

  1. —Denise Rader

  2. 3rd grade teacher

  3. Country Oaks Elementary, MI


 
"Kelly's presentation was right on target for each grade level.

Her PowerPoint was helpful and informative.  She used props

that entertained and kept the students' attention.  I would highly

recommend Kelly to any school who wants an enthusiastic

author. She is practical and well prepared.  She relates to the

children with ease.  She is patient and takes time to listen

to the students and answer their questions. Kelly's

visit to our classes was the highlight of our school year!" 

  1. —Charlotte Damewood

  2. 2nd grade teacher

  3. Rush Strong School, TN



 "Your visit to Kingsbury was truly "grand". We now not only

love your books, but you as well."

  1. —Jane Saxon

  2. Library Director

  3. Kingsbury School, MI

Kelly diPucchio

Kelly loves to share her books with children and adults. She is available for school, library, and writing conference presentations. All of her programs are fun and interactive, and can be tailored to meet your particular needs.

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