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Joan Marie Galat

Joan Marie Galat began writing books at the age of nine but wasn’t published until she was 12. Now she’s the author of more than 20 award-winning books, including a Canadian national bestseller and translations in seven languages.


Goodbye Reluctant Reader

In a lively presentation that delivers stories and facts, young readers discover reading leads to new adventure. Expect to meet the dragon in the sky, discover a volcano legend, and play a game of fact versus fiction.

Joan Marie Galat

30 Minute Program

WordPlay for Teens

If you like the idea of writing but are not quite sure where to start, this session is for you. Let me help you tap into the ideas lurking just outside your reach.

Joan Marie Galat

45 Minute Program

Solve This!

Engineers are the champions of problem-solving. You can be a champion, too! Expect to tackle kid-friendly engineering challenges and find out what engineers and authors have in common. Bring a paper, pencil, and eraser to this STEM-friendly get-together.

Joan Marie Galat

30 Minute Program

From Writer to Author

If you want to be a writer, it doesn’t matter how old you are. What matters is how much you practice. Discover my journey from 12-year-old paid columnist to award-winning author. Ask me questions about how to achieve your writing goals.

Joan Marie Galat

30 Minute Program

Dot to Dot in the Sky

Find out how to locate the North Star, spot constellations, and tell the difference between a star and planet. Discover the stories that connect us to the night sky, as we explore the wonders of the universe.

Joan Marie Galat

45 Minute Program

Dark Matters – Nature’s Reaction to Light Pollution

Discover the amazing night life of turtles, bats, birds, and other species. Learn how animals and their ecosystems are negatively impacted by light—much of which is so unnecessary.

Joan Marie Galat

30 Minute Program

Joan Marie Galat began writing books at the age of nine but wasn’t published until she was 12. Now she’s the author of more than 20 award-winning books, including a Canadian national bestseller and translations in five languages. Joan writes about the topics that fascinate her—stars in the night sky, nature, ancient mythology, and other topics. Book talks have taken Joan to many fascinating places, including a United Nations event in South Korea. When not writing, Joan enjoys stargazing, swimming, and stilt-walking.

www.joangalat.com
www.moondotmedia.com

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Absolute Expert: Space

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Day Trips from Edmonton

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Give Yourself a Pep Talk

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Cultural Traditions in Ghana

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Cultural Traditions in Turkey

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Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Printmaking

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Dr. Bufflehead Explores Energy

Dr. Bufflehead Explores Dirt

Black Holes and Supernovas

The Story of Malala Yousafzai

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Discovery of Longitude, The

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Stars

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Erupt!

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National Geographic Readers: Cats (Level 1 Co-Reader)

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Stories in the Clouds

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Stories of the Zodiac

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Dot to Dot in the Sky - Stories of the Aurora

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Dot to Dot in the Sky

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Branching Out

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Solve This!

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