Barbara O’Connor will be busy today and tomorrow visiting schools in North Carolina. She will meet with students at Mars Hill Elementary in Mars Hill, Brush Creek Elementary in Marshall, and Hot Springs Elementary in Hot Springs. She will be sharing some of her experiences and expertise with the students she meets. She loves meeting the children she writes for. What a great way to spend two days! Special thanks to Madison County North Carolina Public Libraries for helping to coordinate these events.
Barbara O’Connor is the author of award-winning novels for children, including How to Steal a Dog, The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis, and The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester. Drawing on her South Carolina roots, Barbara’s books are known for their strong Southern settings and quirky characters.
In addition to six Parents Choice Awards, Barbara’s distinctions include School Library Journal Best Books, Kirkus Best Books, Bank Street College Best Books, and ALA Notables. She has had books nominated for children’s choice awards in 38 states. Barbara is a popular visiting author at schools and a frequent speaker at conferences around the country.
Contact us today to schedule a visit!