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Edward S. Rhodes Library: Author Studies

Welcome to the Edward S. Rhodes Library website!

Patricia Polacco

FInd out all about Patricial Polacco.  

Watch this Reading Rockets Video Interview of her.

Seymour Simon



Nic Bishop

Eric Carle

Activity: Diamante Poem

Think about your family.  

Tell about your family by writing a Diamante Poem.

Diamonte Poem

Activity: Read & Write like Seymour Simon

1.  Explore Seymour Simon's Books both online and in our library.  

2.  Pick a scientific topic of your choice such as an animal or plant, a weather phenomenon, or a space topic.  

3.  Find a great picture of your topic using this website:

4.  Research the topic shown in the picture.

5.  Copy the picture into a word document and write a paragraph about it based on your research.  

Activity: Author Interview

How did Steve Jenkins become the author and photographer he is today?  

Research answers to this question by "interviewing" Nic Bishop.