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Neil Connelly Author Visit Kit

Current home
Pennsylvania, United States of America

Grades

9–12

As the last of ten kids, Neil Connelly had plenty of practice telling stories as a boy. Later, he studied creative writing and eventually came to direct an MFA program. Along the way he published four novels, two in the YA world. Nowadays he lives in Central PA where he enjoys teaching at Shippensburg University. Learn more about him and his work at neilconnelly.com.

Description of the Author’s Presentation

Neil has visited many middle and high schools, as well as libraries, spreading the word about the challenges and joys of reading and writing. Having students familiar with his work ahead of time is helpful, but not required. A typical session runs 45 minutes to an hour and includes a brief chat followed by an interactive exercise and then an informal Q&A.

Virtual Visits

Neil would be delighted to Skype in with library groups or classes that have read at least one of his books. He’ll be ready to answer questions, pose riddles, and perhaps do card tricks.

Honorarium

Neil’s teaching schedule at Shippensburg University makes visits a bit tricky. But if something can be worked out, virtual or otherwise, he’ll be grateful for the chance to talk to readers.

Ordering Books

Schools and libraries may order books at a discounted rate by visiting The Scholastic Teacher Store or by calling 1-800-SCHOLASTIC.

Overhead Teaching Kit: Easy Reading Lessons for the Overhead

by Lisa Blau

Grades

1–2, 3–5

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Activity Book
Starting at: $11.95

Greek Myth Plays

by Carol Pugliano

Grades

3-5

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Activity Book
Starting at: $11.99

25 Great Grammar Poems With Activities

by Bobbi Katz

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Activity Book
Starting at: $12.99

Reading & Math Jumbo Workbook

by John N. Mangieri , Cathy Collins Block

Grades

1-2

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Activity Book
Starting at: $14.99

Reading & Math Practice: Grade 3

by Marcia Miller , Martin Lee

Grades

3-5

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Activity Book
Starting at: $14.99

Reading & Math Practice: Grade 4

by Marcia Miller , Martin Lee

Grades

3-5

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Activity Book
Starting at: $14.99
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