• Mrs. Nelson LOVES to bring Authors to Leesville Road Middle School!  Thanks to community partners Quail Ridge Books and Barnes & Noble Brier Creek, LRMS has had many authors come to our school.  Check the shelves for signed copies of the authors books below.
  • Mike Lupica

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 9/15/2017

    lupica   lone stars

     

    New York Times best selling author Mike Lupica visited LRMS 6th Graders on September 15, 2017.  He was on a book tour to promote his book Lone Stars.  Thank you to Quail Ridge Books for this amazing opportunity.  

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  • Tania Del Rio & Will Staelhle

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 3/21/2017

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    Author Tania Del Rio and Illustrator Will Staehle visited LRMS on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  They were on tour promoting the second book in the Warren the 13th Series Whispering Woods.  Sixth and 8th grade art students enjoyed seeing how the author and illustrator worked together on these fun novels. Our LRMS art students shared art they had created based on the books with the authors.  Thank you to Quail Ridge Books for this amazing opportunity for Leesville Middle Students.   

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  • Laurie Halse Anderson

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 10/20/2016

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    Author Laurie Halse Anderson visited Leesville Road Middle School on October 20, 2016 to promote the third book in her Seeds of America Series entitled Ashes.    Eighth grade students listened intently to Ms. Anderson share about how she writes her historical thrillers and all of the work that she puts into the research for the books.  The students were excited to get to ask Ms. Anderson questions about the characters and the writing process.  Thanks to Quail Ridge Books for providing this opportunity to our students.

     

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  • Rick Yancey

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 5/26/2016

    Rick Yancey

    Author Rick Yancey was at Barnes & Noble Brier Creek on Thursday, May 26th as part of the LRMS in Store Book Fair.  He was promoting the third book in the Fifth Wave Series entitled The Last Star.    

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  • J.A.White

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 2/23/2016

        Thickety        JAWhite  

    Author JA White visited LRMS on February 23, 2016.  He was promoting the third book in his Thickety Series titled The Thickety: Well of Witches. Students in 7th Grade were invited to the event.  Thanks to Quail Ridge Books for this amazing opportunity.

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  • John Choquette

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 12/17/2015

    Burlwood Forest

    Local author, John Choquette, visited LRMS 6th Graders on December 17, 2015 to promote his book series entitled Burlwood Forest.  Mr. Choquette is a graduate of WCPSS schools and UNC Chapel Hill.  Meeting a local author was a great experience for our students.  

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  • Corey Ann Haydu

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 10/6/2015

    Rules for Stealing Stars

    Author Corey Ann Haydu visited LRMS on October 6, 2015.  She was promoting her latest novel, Rules for Stealing Stars.  Thank you to Barnes and Noble Brier Creek for providing this author visit.  

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  • Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 4/24/2015

    Stormbound        Alvarez

    Author Jennifer Lynn Alvarez was at LRMS on April 24, 2015.  She was promoting the second book in her Guardian Herd Series entitled Stormbound. Thanks to Barnes & Noble Brier Creek for this opportunity.   

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  • John Flanagan

    Posted by Lisa Nelson at 12/3/2014

    Brotherband    John Flanagan

    Author John Flanagan visted LRMS on December 3, 2014.  All students in 6th Grade got to hear Mr. Flanagan talk about the latest book in his Brotherband Chronicles Series, The Brotherband Chronicles: Scorpion Mountain.  Thanks to Quail Ridge Books for this opportunity!

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