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Books
· The Nature of Life

· Fighting CPS: Guilty Until Proven Innocent of Child Protective Services Cha

· Eric and the Enchanted Leaf: When Earth Grows Warmer

· Copper Country Chronicler: The Best of J.W. Nara

· Living on Sisu: The 1913 Union Copper Strike Tragedy

· Eric and the Enchanted Leaf: A Night with Echo

· Eric and the Enchanted Leaf: A Visit with Canis Lupis

· The Chronicles of Henry Roach-Dairier: The Re-creation of Roacheria

· The Chronicles of Henry Roach-Dairier: New South Dairy Colony 50

· The Chronicles of Henry Roach-Dairier: To Build a Tunnel


Short Stories
· Lessons from an Old Dog

· Critter Twitter

· The Re-creation of Roacheria

· New South Dairy Colony 50

· To Build A Tunnel


Articles
· Eric: When Earth Grows Warmer Unit

· Wild Life and My Muse

· Living on Sisu: Extra Student Projects

· Living on Sisu: Student Activity Pages Part Three

· Living on Sisu: Student Activity Pages Part Two

· Living on Sisu Student Activity Pages Part 1

· Teacher Resources for Living on Sisu

· Teaching Unit: A Night with Echo

· Affording an Author Visit on a Tight School Budget

· Integrated Unit for Eric and the Enchanted Leaf: A Visit with Canis Lupis


Poetry
· Modern Pterydactyl

· Twilight

· Autum's Ardor

· Ice Sculptor

· Honey Bee

· Fantasy's Front Door

· Ancient Wisdom

· Geology of Life

· Mosquito

· Home Town

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News
· Calumet Michigan Library Hosts Poetry Workshop

· Girl Scouts Earn Badge in Frontiera's Workshop

· Frontiera Has Full Week of School Visits

· New Poetry Book Now Out

· Houston Area Authors Learn about the Kroger Author Program

· Michigan Students Learn Writing Process

· Eric and the Enchanted Leaf Is World Wide


Events
· Dogwood Book Festival

· Drop Everything And Read Texas

· Summer 2015 Events in Michigan's UP

· Word Wranglers Festival

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Urban Park Elementary Students Benefit from Author Visit

4/23/2011 6:54:00 PM

by Deborah K. Frontiera


Students at Urban Park Elementary School in Dallas, Texas, (Dallas ISD) recently were inspired by, and inspired author Deborah K. Frontiera.

Author Deborah K. Frontiera paid a visit to Urban Park Elementary School (Dallas ISD) in Dallas, Texas on April 15, 2011. The visit had been arranged almost a year before by the school's librarian, Kena Sosa. The school purchased copies of Frontiera's picture book, Eric and the Enchanted Leaf: A Visit with Canis Lupis, to help students increase their awareness of science in literature.

Frontiera talked to all students in the school in grade level groups telling them about how she researched and wrote the book. She used marionettes to act out one scene between a moose and a wolf and updated students on the science involved with recent research concerning wolves and their status "upgrade" from endangered to threatened.

Students were well prepared for Frontiera's visit and had prepared bulletin boards and hall displays with themes of ecology and habitat. Frontiera was told she was to inspire students, but found herself inspired BY the students and their  response to her book.

Students had also participated in a wonderful program of writing their own books. Librarian Kena Sosa had gotten students involved with a company called StudentTreasures.com (Nationwide Learning, Inc. Topeka, KS, 800-867-2292) which publishes and prints copies of student-written books in lovely hard back format. In most cases, students received free copies of their books. Other schools may want to check out this company.

Frontiera considered it a very worthwhile day all around and hopes to be able to return someday.

 

 

 

Award-winning Author/Speaker for Children and Adults Deborah K. Frontiera


More News by Deborah K. Frontiera

· Calumet Michigan Library Hosts Poetry Workshop - 7/30/2015 10:21:00 AM
· Girl Scouts Earn Badge in Frontiera's Workshop - 2/3/2015 1:08:00 PM
· Frontiera Has Full Week of School Visits - 9/21/2014 8:38:00 AM
· New Poetry Book Now Out - 7/13/2014 10:07:00 AM
· Houston Area Authors Learn about the Kroger Author Program - 5/1/2013 11:03:00 AM
· Michigan Students Learn Writing Process - 9/18/2012 10:41:00 AM
· Eric and the Enchanted Leaf Is World Wide - 8/4/2012 7:36:00 AM
· Fighting CPS Receives Good Reviews - 4/23/2012 6:23:00 AM
· New Book for Finlandia University Has Been Released - 4/9/2012 10:26:00 AM
· Living on Sisu Wins First Place in Purple Dragonfly Awards - 9/15/2010 11:06:00 AM
· All Four Eric Adventures Now Live on iTunes - 9/1/2010 5:51:00 PM
· Students at Calumet Middle School Study Living on Sisu - 12/3/2009 6:53:00 PM
· Second Grade Class Goes Batty - 12/5/2008 11:23:00 AM
· A Visit with Canis Lupis WINS the North Texas Book Festival Award - 3/19/2007 6:18:00 PM
· Praise and Award Nomination for Eric and the Enchanted Leaf - 12/23/2004 4:40:00 PM

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