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Friday, October 26 • 10:25am - 11:10am
Elementary Authors Panel 2

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A panel of our guest authors who write for elementary grades

Eileen Beha
Polly Carlson-Voiles
Michael Hall
Kevin Lovegreen
Sheila O'Connor
Nikki Rajala
Kurtis Scaletta
Tammy Wilson
Joan Wolf

Authors
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Eileen Beha

Eileen Beha is the author of two novels for young readers ages 8 to 12: Tango The Tale of an Island Dog and The Secrets of Eastcliff-by-the-Sea, a nominee for the 2017 - 2018 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award. Eileen lives with her husband Ralph and a wonderful dog named Daisy in Minneapolis... Read More →
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Joan Wolf

Joan M. Wolf is both a teacher and a writer.  She has been a public school teacher in MN for over 25 years and has been publishing almost as long.  Besides publishing teacher resource books, Joan has published two award winning middle grade novels: Runs With Courage and Someone... Read More →
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Kevin Lovegreen

Minnesota author, speaker and outdoor enthusiast Kevin Lovegreen, finds great joy inspiring kids to read, write and enjoy the outdoors. Young readers follow Lucky Luke on amazing hunting and fishing adventures, in the one of a kind book series, Lucky Luke’s Hunting Adventures. As... Read More →
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Kurtis Scaletta

Kurtis Scaletta is the author of several novels for young readers including Mudville(2009), Mamba Point (2010), The Tanglewood Terror (2011), The Winter of the Robots (2013), and Rooting for Rafael Rosales (2017). He also wrote the Topps League series (illustrated by Eric Wight and... Read More →
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Michael Hall

Michael Hall is the New York Times bestselling author of My Heart Is Like a Zoo as well as the critically acclaimed Red: A Crayon's Story, Perfect Square, Frankencrayon, and Little i. Before becoming an author, Michael was a graphic designer whose work has been widely recognized for... Read More →
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Nikki Rajala

"No wonder Nikki Rajala writes about voyageurs—her French-Canadian ancestors paddled birch bark canoes on many fur trade brigades. One family story that inspired this book is of a great-great who wintered for 16 years in fur posts west of Lake Superior before returning to his home... Read More →
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Polly Carlson-Voiles

Polly Carlson-Voiles lives with her husband, Steve, and her dogs, atop an ancient rock in northern Minnesota, a short canoe paddle to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Here they can hear wolves howl and can see for miles in every direction. Polly is a retired Minneapolis... Read More →
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Sheila O'Connor

Sheila O’Connor writes books for readers of all ages.  Her novels for young people include Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth, Keeping Safe the Stars, and Sparrow Road. Awards for her work include the Michigan Prize for Literary Fiction, Minnesota Book Award, International Reading Award... Read More →
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Tammy Wilson

Tammy Wilson is an elementary principal in Saint Cloud, MN.  Working in a school with a high Somali population, she saw a need for her students to see themselves represented in literature.  This compelled her to write a book to not only inspire children, but also educate adults... Read More →


Friday October 26, 2018 10:25am - 11:10am
Exhibit/Convention Center (Tennis Center)

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