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  • Author/Illustrator Grace Lin Visits SHS

    Author and illustrator Grace Lin visited Sandy Hook School on Tuesday, May 20, to speak with students and share some of her works.

    During one presentation to Monroe preschool students, who attend school at Chalk Hill Middle School, where Sandy Hook School is also housed, and Sandy Hook School kindergarten students, Ms Lin read from her book The Ugly Vegetables.

  • Sandy Hook School Students Skype With Author/Illustrator Tomie dePaola

    Sandy Hook School students spoke with author and illustrator Tomie dePaola during two sessions on Friday, May 16, using Skype, an online communication program.

    Mr dePaola spoke with the students from the comfort of his studio, where he said he completes all of his illustrations. Mr dePaola, according to his website tomie.com, has written and/or illustrated nearly 250 books, including Strega Nona, The Art Lesson, and Christmas Remembered.