Acclaimed author, Betty Birney, author of the Humphrey series, spoke with second through fourth graders recently at Bird Rock Elementary. She is an engaging speaker and gave the students insight into the life of a writer.
highly recommended keeping a writing notebook to record ideas and
encouraged students to write daily! She also emphasized the importance
of thinking about life through the eyes of your character and doing
research as part of the writing process.
opportunity was brought to Bird Rock through a partnership with
Warwick’s Book Store in La Jolla. Next month, Stuart Gibbs, author of
the Spy Camp books will be visiting. Bird Rock students love learning
directly from published authors!