Author to visit VVS schools


VERONA — Vernon-Verona-Sherrill school district alumnus Matt Pelicano, the author of three children’s books, will be visiting VVS schools and the community on Monday and Tuesday, the district announced.

Students and community members will have a chance to meet Pelicano, hear his stories, and learn about the writing process, the district noted.

On Monday, Pelicano will visit English Language Arts classrooms in the high school, working with students on the writing process and reading excerpts from his books. Among his books are Tabouli, the story of a heart-driven diabetes alert dog; With Just an Empty Shoebox; and Philbert Larue had a Hole in his Shoe.

Also Monday at 6 p.m., the Sherrill-Kenwood Library at 543 Sherrill Road will host Pelicano for a book signing.

On Tuesday, Pelicano will visit all three VVS elementary buildings to read his books to students.

Students and faculty are excited to host Pelicano and welcome him back to the area, the VVS district added.

He lives in Greenville, S.C.


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