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“Mrs. Fitzgerald visited two elementary schools during her author visit in town. At one school she met with each grade level individually in a smaller setting. At the other school, she met with the entire student body in the gymnasium. In both settings, her passion for her craft, writing and illustrating picture books, was engaging and motivating to the students in her audience. As a former elementary school teacher, she does an excellent job of adapting her interactive presentation, both to the setting and to the age of the audience. Great author visit from a personable and professional children’s author!”

Sabrina L. Robinson

Title I Literacy Teacher

North Belmont Elementary School


“Mrs. Fitzgerald made an engaging and inspiring presentation to four classes of first grade students. Mrs. Fitzgerald captured the interest of our young writers, portraying both her craft of writing and illustrating books, as well as her love of the process. She passionately took students through the steps of publishing her books, from dreaming up ideas and note-taking to revising drafts of texts and artwork for the illustrations. As a former elementary school teacher, she did an outstanding job of helping students make connections between their experiences as writers in the classroom and her life as a published author. It was a memorable experience for both the students and their teachers!”

Suzanne L. Stokes
1st grade teacher
Morris Grove Elementary School


Upcoming Author Visits


Eno River Academy, Kindergarten, February 2018

Previous Author Visit Locations 


Hawthorne Elementary School, School-wide, Everett Washington, October 2017

Foundations Preschool, Hillsborough, North Carolina, November 2017

Morris Grove Elementary, First Grade, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, November 2017


Blue Ribbon Mentor Summer Writing Camp, High School Students,Chapel Hill, North Carolina, July 2016

Eno River Academy First Grade, Hillsborough, North Carolina, October 2016

Morris Grove Elementary First Grade, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, November 2016

New Hope Elementary Second Grade, Hillsborough, North Carolina, November 2016

Foundations Preschool, Hillsborough, North Carolina, November 2016


North Belmont Elementary, School-wide, Gastonia North Carolina, October 2015

WA Bess Elementary, School-wide, Gastonia, North Carolina, October 2015

Orange County Public Library,  Hillsborough North Carolina, October 2015