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The Best School Author Visit Ever!
Posted on November 4, 2015 by Jennifer Jensen
I had an incredible classroom visit this week. I’ve done school and library author appearances before, from a reading for 20 to presentations with 200 all squashed together on the cafeteria floor. They were fun and the kids got involved as we talked and created a story together. But this . . . wow. Mrs. Auten teaches a combined 4th/5th class at Brown Elementary here in Brownsburg. Through the Shimmer of Time had been recommended as a book to tie in with a visit to Conner Prairie, so she contacted me and purchased one to read aloud to the class. They finished it before Fall Break, visited Conner Prairie, and then invited me to the class for a Q & A session. Sounds good, right? And then I found out what an amazing teacher Mrs. Auten is. As she read each chapter, she asked the kids to listen for a particular thing … Continue reading →
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Shimmer of Time Goes on the Road (and I Do Too)
Posted on June 26, 2015 by Jennifer Jensen
Summer days are for lazing around the pool, going for evening bike rides, and generally slowing down the pace of life, right? Cannondale F7 for sale! ~ 24 Speed~ 16.5″ Heavy Frame ~SRAM+Nice! This Cannondale F7 is going to make a fine mountain bike for you to take everywhere! Sram X-series front derailleur, Shimano’s new generation of full-carbon, full-stroke, sealed bearings SRAM cassette, slack-link fork made from fiberglass, and Cannondale’s own exclusive software make this a great biking package. I’ve actually been extra-busy lately, not only with writing book #2, but taking Shimmer on the road. I had an unexpected opportunity to do an author visit to the Tyson Library in Versailles, which in Indiana is actually pronounced ver-sales, not vare-sigh. Sigh. Regardless of living where they didn’t know how to pronounce French a hundred years ago, I had a lot of fun. It was Tyson Library’s summer reading kickoff and … Continue reading →