T.A. Barron Author Visit! Monday, November 14
We are so thankful to Best of Books in Edmond for sending T.A. Barron to visit our school. We hope to have him back again. Mr. Barron is a wonderful author and inspiring speaker. During the book signing, he showed our students so much kindness and gratitude. It was a special day. Thank you Mr. Barron for visiting our school and sharing the love of reading and writing with our school.
T.A. Barron grew up in Colorado ranch country and traveled widely as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the winner of the de Grummond Medallion for “lifetime contribution to the field of children’s and young adult literature” and many other awards. T. A. Barron is the author of more than 30 highly acclaimed books, many of which are international bestsellers. They include The Lost Years of Merlin(now being developed into a feature film), The Great Tree of Avalon (a New York Times bestselling series), The Ancient One (the tale of a brave girl and a magical tree), and The Hero’s Trail(nonfiction stories of courageous kids).
Over the years, we have met many children/young adult authors who have visited our school, including: Peg Kehret, Gary Paulsen, Dian Curtis Regan, Brian Burks, Dan Gutman, Graham Salisbury, Will Hobbs, Anna Myers, Kimberly Willis Holt, Caroline Cooney, Eric Kimmel, Wendelin Van Draanen, Brian Jacques, Ben Mikaelsen, Christopher Paolini, Linda Sue Park, Christopher Paul Curtis, Neal Shusterman, Diane Stanley, Audrey Couloumbis, Anthony Horowitz, Jeanne DuPrau, Roland Smith, and Richard Trout.