T.A. Barron Author Visit! Monday, November 14
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).
You can pre-order one of his novels from Best of Books to attend a book signing with Mr. Barron during his visit. Pick up an order form from your English teacher or Mrs. Adler in the library.
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.