Hoth Can’t Stop Tom Angleberger

Hello Readers, So the past two days have been a whirlwind of early school dismissal, impending ice doom, cancelled author visits, two-hour school delays, cancelled school days, many social media conversations, rescheduled author visits and in the end awesomeness. This afternoon Quail Ridge Books and Tom Angleberger were able to work out a rescheduled time…

Tom Angleberger Visit

Hello Readers, So as we talked about in our meeting today Tom Angleberger, of Origami Yoda fame, will be visiting Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh next Monday.  He will be debuting his latest Origami Yoda book, Princess Label Maker to the Rescue and will start his presentation at 7:00.  I know it might be hard…

Tom Angleberger Visits

Hello Readers, Some big news out of Quail Ridge Books…. Tom Angleberger is coming to town August 15! The finale of the Origami Yoda books is set to be released on Tuesday August 7.  The book is called The Secret of the Fortune Wookie. We asked if he might be able to stop by SMS…

Tom Angleberger Strikes Back…The Photos

Hello Readers, Yesterday was a huge day here at SMS.  Not only were we pleased to welcome back author Tom Angleberger, but he was willing to stay after school and participate in our After School Extravaganza! The Tom Angleberger Strikes Back After School Extravaganza ended up being wildly popular.  I don’t have a full count…

Tom Angleberger Stikes Back

Hello Readers, Last year around this time we were happy to welcome author Tom Angleberger to our school.  He had just published the now wildly popular book, The Strange Case of Origami Yoda and was starting to visit schools. He was fantastic as a speaker and presenter.  Last year we decided to have an After…

All Hallow’s Read

Hello Readers, Happy All Hallow’s Read! Today is Neil Gaiman’s new holiday where you give a scary book to someone special.  We all need more excuses to give books as gifts right? Check out the great website for All Hallow’s Read and be sure to watch the video explanation by Gaiman himself (and a bunch…