Author Trinka Hakes Noble will visit Salt Brook on Feb. 26th!
All Salt Brook students will be participating in our 2019 Author Day. This year, students will visit with Trinka Hakes Noble, the award-winning author of numerous picture books including The Orange Shoes (2007 National Parenting Publications Awards Honors Winner), The Scarlet Stockings Spy (2005 IRA Teachers' Choice), The Last Brother, and The Legend of the Cape May Diamond. Ms. Noble also wrote the ever-popular Jimmy's Boa series featured on PBS's Reading Rainbow. Her many awards include ALA Notable Children's Book, Booklist Children's Editors' Choice, IRA-CBC Children's Choice and Learning: The Year's Ten Best. Ms. Noble has studied children's book writing and illustrating in New York City at Parsons School of Design, the New School University, Caldecott medalist Uri Shulevitz's Greenwich Village Workshop, and at New York University. A member of the Rutgers University Council on Children's Literature, she was awarded Outstanding Woman 2002 in Arts and Letters in the state of New Jersey for her lifetime work in children's books. Ms. Noble currently lives in the historic Jockey Hollow area of Bernardsville, New Jersey.
On February 26th, she will take part in an assembly for all grades and will have lunch with selected students.
Order your copy of Trinka Hakes Noble's books by February 1st! The books you order will be signed by Trinka Hakes Noble personally to each child and given out on Author Day. (Click on any book to go to the online store, select the books there to see descriptions.)