Students at Martin Magnet Middle were visited by Newbery Award winning author Linda Sue Park who talked about her books set in Asia and Africa and the life of a writer.
Martin teachers have used Park’s books in seventh grade social studies. Park visited Martin with her parents Tuesday and spoke to the seventh grade about her writing career.
Park took some time to autograph books for students and then sat down to chat with seventh grade social studies teacher Sahar ElShafie and several students.
Click to listen to Martin Students Talk with Newbery Award Winning Author Linda Sue Park
This is a 7.5 minute mp3 file.
You can find more about Park at her website.