Elaine. H. Gerard to sign her new release for young adults, Dear Emily, at Beyond the Sea Book Festival, Sunday July 27th, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Fourth grader Billy sneaks letters from his classmates to Emily Dickinson, a famous poet who lived in the 19th century, into a secret time machine. She writes back! Together the class shares thoughts on poetry, their lives and even cookies and black cake. Emily Dickinson comes alive in this captivating book for all ages.
About the Author: E.H. GERARD discovered Emily Dickinson while studying literature at Goddard College. She further developed her writing for children through the Institute of Children’s Literature. Gerard has been editor of a hospital newsletter and freelance journalist for newspapers in Maine and Massachusetts. She interacted with students and teachers while creating Dear Emily. When not writing, she works as a legal nurse consultant in a Maine law firm.
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