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Author Miranda Paul

Author Event with Miranda Paul

Thursday, March 1, 2018 (All day)

Read Across America Week Features Children’s Author, Miranda Paul

Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 1.  That is the day that children’s author, Miranda Paul, will be at Manawa Elementary School to speak with students, staff and community members.  Miranda Paul will be giving three presentations at Manawa Elementary School:
•    4K and K    12:00 - 12:30 p.m.    Story Time with Miranda
•    Grades 1-3    12:40 - 1:25 p.m.    What Does a Writer Do?
•    Grades 4-6    1:35 - 2:35 p.m.    Fiction vs. Nonfiction
The public is invited to join us for any or all of the presentations. 

Following the presentations, Miranda Paul will be appearing at Sturm Memorial Library for a Meet & Greet/Book Signing complete with cake from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Miranda Paul is a award-winning children’s author of One Plastic Bag and Water is Water, both named Junior Library Guild selections. She currently has published eight children’s books with four more on the way (two in 2018 and two in 2019).  Her titles have received starred reviews from School Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly in addition to being named to several recommended and “best of” reading lists. 10 Little Ninjas also was named an Amazon Best Book of the Month (August 2016). Miranda makes regular appearances at schools, libraries, and bookstores, and has been a guest presenter at the Library of Congress Young Readers Center along with environmental activist Isatou Ceesay. Miranda also serves as Mentorship chair for We Need Diverse Books™ (, volunteers for Books for Africa, and is a regional advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers (Wisconsin Chapter). She believes in working hard, having fun, and being kind. Learn more about her current and forthcoming titles at

Miranda’s visit to Manawa is part of Read Across America week activities planned by Manawa Elementary School and Sturm Memorial Library.  Please join us in welcoming Miranda Paul, a Wisconsin children’s book author, to Manawa.

by Jennifer Krueger, District Library Media Specialist