Rm #1 & 2 Patricia Polacco, Author & Illustrator

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hershey Public Library
Meeting Rooms #1 & #2

Event Details

Patricia has authored over 100 books and stories, as well as adding stunning visual artistry to her books. She has been enlightening children and adults alike for 30 years while visiting elementary schools and libraries all over the United State and Canada.  She shares her message of tolerance, acceptance, diversity, love, and respect to children of all ages while entertaining them with her lively personal stories.  Patricia draws upon her rich heritage of mixed cultures for her inspirations.  Stories like The Keeping Quilt and Fiona‚Äôs Lace pay homage to her Russian and Irish backgrounds.  Thank You Mr. Falker speaks to her challenges with reading as a child and discovering her own dyslexia.  Her speeches are legendary.  Grown-ups:  make sure to bring tissues!  This performance is family preview of the programs Patricia Polacco will be performing in the Hershey and Palmyra Elementary schools the following week.
Event Type(s): Friends Childrens Program
Age Group(s): Family Friendly (everyone welcome)
Presenter: Patricia Polacco
Rita Smith
(717) 533-6555 ext. 3708