Public and Private Education
(30-Minute Session, $75)
Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade Students
After opening with a fun, musical Power Point to introduce the story, the author will show the book and take an engaging picture walk through this beautifully illustrated story and answer questions about this amazing journey of The1947 Freedom Train. She will also talk about how she became an author and show some objects from this adventure and answer questions.
Written in Historical Fiction, children will leave excited to hear the entire story in a classroom setting with a teacher’s plan to read a few wonderful pages each day! After learning about this train’s journey, children will begin to build a strong foundation of patriotism, respect for all our military heroes and appreciation of our great freedoms. ALL ABOARD!
(45-Minute Session, $75)
3rd, 4th & 5th Grade Students
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After opening with a fun, musical Power Point to introduce the story, the author will read this exciting story aloud showing the beautiful illustrations. Following this, she will answer questions about this train’s amazing journey and also talk about how she became an author, showing some objects from this adventure and answer questions.
Children are naturally fascinated with trains! They will learn that people waited in long lines for up to 6 hours in all kinds of inclement weather, with no devices or Internet… to view our national treasures aboard this red, white and blue train. Their curiosity will be piqued and forever impacted to learn about our country’s history and its importance in their lives through this innovatively written story.
This story focuses on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights that were aboard this magnificent train. A strong foundation of patriotism, respect for all our military heroes and appreciation of our great freedoms will begin to build in the minds and hearts of students. ALL ABOARD!
Author Needs on Day of School Visit
- A (White screen, white wall or Smartboard) to project onto, a computer to plug in a flash drive and a projector to plug into.
- Extra AV cart, small table or nearby bookshelf to set up my wireless mic.
- Someone present to help set up the technology and someone available in each session to assist if technical issue occurs.