Schedule your author visit with: Claudia Mills
About the Author:
Claudia Mills is the author of Nixie Ness, Cooking Star, 7 x 9 = Trouble!, Zero Tolerance, Write This Down, and many other books for children. She was born in New York City in 1954. She received her bachelor's degree from Wellesley College, her master's degree from Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton University. She also received an M.L.S. degree from the University of Maryland, with a concentration in children's literature. She had a second carer as a professor of philosophy at the Colorado at Boulder, until leaving that career in 2014 to write full time. She now teaches in the graduate program in children's literature at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. She has two sons, Christopher and Gregory, and one dog named Tanky. All of her books have been written between 5 and 7 in the morning while drinking Swiss Miss hot chocolate.
About the Featured Book:
Nixie Ness Cooking Star
Best friends Nixie and Grace spend every afternoon together . . . until Nixie's mom gets a new job and Nixie must attend the after-school program, without Grace.
Available Date for School Visit: October 15th, 16th or 17th
Available Time for School Visit: Morning & Afternoon
Grades: Middle Grade (3rd - 6th grades)
Presentation Time: 1 Hour
Audience Requirements: 100+ Students
Book Sale Minimum:
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