Sequoyah Media Center authors of 2019-2020!
Jonathan Auxier blew Sequoyah away on Wednesday, October 2 with his energetic, thoughtful presentation, and his superb yo-yo skills while storytelling at the same time. Thank you Jonathan Auxier for visiting Sequoyah! Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster was just recently released and on the Sequoyah Masterlist for the 2019-2020 year.
Wendelin Van Draanen will be visiting Sequoyah again on Friday, March 13. It’s been a few years since we have seen her, and we can’t wait to have her back. Full of energy and enthusiasm for reading, we know the students will cherish this visit with her.
Sequoyah Media Center authors of Spring 2019!
Brad McLelland, co-author of The Legends of Lost Causes will be visited Sequoyah on March 1, 2019. Sequoyah had a wonderful time hosting Mr. McLelland and hope to have him visit again soon.
Scott Reintgen, author of the Nyxia series will be visited Sequoyah on April 18, 2019. We were thrilled to have Scott Reintgen share about his writing and series with our students.
Please listen and watch for announcements on book giveaways, book sales, and an opportunity to complete art work for our author visits honoring Brad McLelland and Scott Reintgen!
Sequoyah meets author, Scott Westerfeld, at Best of Books event! Scott Westerfeld is the author of the Uglies series, Midnighter series, and Leviathan series to name a few. Westerfeld’s books are hugely popular in our library, and it was honor to meet him, and have some of our books signed. Thank you Scott Westerfeld, and Best of Books for this special opportunity.
Thank you Kimberly Brubaker Bradley for visiting 6th grade Sequoyah students, and for inspiring and encouraging the love of reading and writing!
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 students.
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.