2nd and 3rd Graders meet Diane DeGroat
On Tuesday, October 18, 2011, the 2nd and 3rd graders loaded two buses and headed to Chadron. Author and illustrator, Diane DeGroat met with area students. Ms. DeGroat designed a powerpoint presentation on her personal experiences on being an author and illustrator. After the powerpoint presentation she answered question for the students. Diane DeGroat wrote many stories that the students had been reading in the previous weeks. She has wrote and illustrated 21 books, illustrated over 120 books for other authors, and painted almost 200 book jackets. She has wrote a series of picture books with Gilbert, the possum as the main character. She has also wrote a series of young chapter books with Annie Pitts as the main character.