Roar Like a Girl Celebration
at Troy Middle School
Author Residency 2016, Troy City Schools
Students with their writing at Duanesburg Elementary School
Students at the Taylor School in Troy, NY
Here are a few of the spectacular 3rd-5th grade girls who participated in the Mother-Daughter Potluck Dinner and Book Chat with me at the Voorheesville Public Library on Jan 22. Shout out to awesome Librarian, Gail Brown for a super event. I had a blast! Can't wait to be invited back again. :)
These super 4th graders at School 16 in Troy, New York love writing in their new FIREFLIES journals. Thank you Pioneer Bank!
I loved writing and sharing with these awesome girls at Troy Middle School. Thank you Mrs. Serson!!
My son, Connor Paratore, and I got to meet Hilary Clinton at Northshire Books in Saratoga. She signed copies of her book for us and I returned the favor with a signed copy of my book, BIG. :)
A wonderful moment with my dear friend Carol Chittenden at Eight Cousins Book Store, Falmouth, Cape Cod.
A visit with students at the Academy of the Holy Names
With fellow presenters at the 2013 Cape Cod Writers Center Conference.
Wow! What a talented group in my 2013 Cape Cod Writers Center Young Writers Workshop this summer. Write on, everyone, write on!!!
Coleen with some of the 5th and 6th grade girls at Brighter Choice Middle School for Girls, Albany, New York, who read Sunny Holiday and then wrote and shared "powerful paragraphs" saying what they'd do if they became Deputy Mayor of their respective towns/cities. Such AWESOME girls!!!
Coleen with members of the 2013 Albany Tulip Court who brought her book, Sunny Holiday, and her "Read*Write*Dream*Speak" program to several Capital Region schools as part of Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings' Literacy Initiative.
Colleen and the "Sage Kids," School 16, Troy, New York.
Colleen and fellow author friends Wendy Mass, Betsy Lewin, Annabel Monaghan, and Dave Horowitz kick off the "Come Write Away" day at School of the Holy Child in Rye, New York.
Check out the wonderful new writers!
Read, Write, Dream, Speak! with the Albany Tulip Queen and a member of the Tulip Court in Ms. Cole's class at Eagle Point Elementary School in Albany, New York.
At the Mayors Press Conference at Eagle Point Elementary School in Albany, New York, as part of the "Read*Write*Dream*Speak" campaign.
Students in Ms. Catlin's class in Troy, New York finish Day 3 of the Tour of Troy. They are proudly displaying their Powerful Pages!