"Phenomenal!" "Makes science come alive!" "Mesmerizing!"
Patricia Newman is the recipient of the American Library Association's Sibert Honor, and is the author of numerous award-winning books that inspire young readers to use their imaginations to solve real‑world problems and act on behalf of their communities.
Patricia’s Talkabook visits delight, entertain, and educate adults and children. As she weaves elements of the writing process together with her passion for the environment, social justice, and global citizenship, she shares her excitement for writing and inspires readers and writers of all ages to share their stories.
Patricia’s books have received starred reviews, Green Earth Book Awards, a Parents’ Choice Award; been honored as Junior Library Guild selections; and been included on Bank Street College’s Best Books lists.
REVIEWS OF HER VISITS:
"We are still talking about you, Patricia!"
"Dreams really can come true"
"Kids were encouraged to ask questions and make connections."
"Fueled enthusiasm for writing"
"Our students felt like they were making a difference for Planet Earth"
"Passionate, educational, inspirational"
"Innovative and fun"
"Thought provoking, spirited, engaging"