Visiting Author: David Greenberg
Getting peoples back story is always interesting, and entertaining a visiting author is often filled with surprises. Mr. Greenberg is a laid back fellow who is a funny as his books. My husband and I went out for dinner and during the usual ebb and flow of conversation we discovered that his book 'A Tugging String' was based on his father's experience as Martin Luther King's lawyer. And his anecdotes translated well to a younger audience.
Students were rolling with laughter and chanted along during an assembly. Teachers and students alike were inspired by David's workshops. Students were encouraged to write poetry based on what they notice in life. David's message was simple, write what you know or notice. He helped students make those connections and gave them tips and tricks to start out