Celebrating Winter Holidays with Author Pat McKissack

October 21, 2009

Christmas Tree Decorations Flickr What winter holidays do your students celebrate? Here’s a great chance to explore the different religious and cultural celebrations throughout the winter months!

Award winning author Patricia McKissack shares with students over a three part videoconference series her expertise when in comes to writing, and tells participants about her holiday book, Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters. This illustrated book, for children ages nine and up, compares the preparations between the plantation mansion and the slave quarters leading up to Christmas celebrations.

Register no later than November 1! To learn more about this videoconference, scroll down.


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