The book selection for the 2019-2020 school year is “New Kid” by Jerry Craft. #NCREADS2020
Jerry Craft will visit Napa County on January 24, 2020:
- “A Conversation with Jerry Craft”. This will be an evening event appropriate for adults and students.
Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center
5:30PM Author Reception in Lobby
6:00 – 7:00PM Conversation with Author Jerry Craft
FREE for Students and adults
- English teachers are invited to stream Mr Craft’s school site presentation to their classrooms the morning of January 24, 9:30 – 10:20 am. The link will only be active during the live presentation. Contact Seana Wagner for the private link.
- Mr. Craft will give presentations at Silverado Middle School and St. Helena Elementary School, and will enjoy a lunchtime discussion with students at Blue Oak School.
ABOUT NAPA COUNTY READS
Napa County Reads, coordinated by the Napa County Office of Education, is a coalition of educators and community members dedicated to improving the reading experiences of students throughout Napa County with an emphasis on middle schools. Each year the Committee selects a book which is read in the fall, followed by special events that include a visit from the author. The community is invited to join students in reading the selected book and attending the author events.
Teachers – Do you want your class to participate? Contact Napa County Reads Coordinator.
ABOUT NAPA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
The Napa County Office of Education is guided by a belief in vital partnerships and innovative approaches to learning. We provide academic services and enrichment opportunities for students, teachers and the community, as well as critical business services for school districts. NCOE is a leader in the dissemination of research-based best practices to educators locally and statewide.