Teen Author Visit – Grades 5-8

Teen author of The Chrystal Chronicles, Alessia Dickson, will be coming to W. J. Watson P.S. on Wednesday, February 1st to speak to Grades 5-8. You can get a signed copy of her book for $20 on the day of the presentation. Students will be receiving a book order form prior to the presentation.

Alessia Dickson is seventeen years old and currently a grade 12 student at Emily Carr Secondary School. She recently published her first young adult novel, The Crystal Chronicles. Since publishing her novel in February 2016, she has visited over 20 schools in York Region to give presentations on the process of writing and inspiring students on the importance of literacy.

In September, the Vaughan Citizen wrote a front-page article on Alessia’s ability to inspire the love of reading and writing amongst her peers. See the link: http://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/6826688-vaughan-teen-author-working-to-inspire-love-of-reading-writing-in-peers/

To learn more about Alessia, please visit her website at www.alessiadickson.com

 

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