Award-winning author Neal Shusterman will be visiting New Manchester High School on August 31, 2012 to speak with students and answer their questions about the writing process. He will also deliver pre-purchased and personalized autographed copies of his newest book, UnWholly, (sequel to Unwind) due to be released on August 28. Students in language arts and social studies classes will attend the lecture.
Shusterman’s visit will be a spring board to a project headed by Media Specialist Sarah Renard and reading teachers Kathy West and Frederick Clark. This many-faceted project is a part of the SIP (School Improvement Plan) that helps struggling readers improve their reading skills. This project involves several real-life connections to topics such as organ donation, the underground railroad of the Civil War, and the Holocaust. The unit engages students by utilizing 21st Century Technology such as Skype, Promethean Boards, and the ActivExpressions student response system.
Other books that Shusterman has written include Everlost, Evermore, Everfound, Bruiser, Full Tilt, The Eyes of Kid Midas, and many more. Please come join us and Neal Shusterman at the New Manchester High School Theater on Friday, August 31st at 2:30.
This is a free event; to pre-register or ask about purchasing an autographed copy of UnWholly ($16.00), the public should call 770-651-2779.