Children's author visits Carroll elementary schools...

Reading Digest

May 20, 2001

Children's author visits Carroll elementary schools

WESTMINSTER - Children's author Dan Gutman visited three Carroll County public schools Tuesday and Wednesday.

Gutman is the author of several children's books, including "They Came from Center Field," "Jackie and Me" and "The Kid Who Became President." He also has written a number of adult sports books, including "It Ain't Cheatin' If You Don't Get Caught."

Gutman visited North Carroll Middle on Tuesday morning and Hampstead Elementary in the afternoon. He spent Wednesday at East Middle School.

Pupils to celebrate end of enrichment project

RANDALLSTOWN - Pupils in three gifted and talented classes at Randallstown Elementary School will hold a literacy celebration June 5 to mark the end of a yearlong enrichment project of research, reading and writing.

Third-graders wrote and illustrated folk tales in their portion of the project, while fourth-graders read a book about the history of Randallstown and made a time capsule. Fifth-graders conducted historical reading during their project, which involved choosing and authenticating an object older than their parents.

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