2nd Random Act of Publicity: 2011

2nd Random Act of Publicity: 2011

For my 2nd random act of PR this week, I want to plug a new book called THE GOOD FIRE HELMET written by Tim Hoppey and beautifully illustrated by my good buddy Lori McElrath-Eslick. (See the cover below, and you’ll understand why I said “beautifully illustrated!”)

This book is particularly timely as Tim Hoppey is a firefighter and was a first-responder at the World Trade Center disaster.

The story makes a great read-aloud for students in 1st through 4th grade. The plot is about two brothers and how one finds the inner strength to save the other.  Enjoy it this week as we approach the anniversary of 9/11.

 

Shutta

About Shutta

Shutta Crum writes picture books for children, novels for teens and poetry for adults. She is also a storyteller, a public speaker and a librarian. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals, and her articles about teaching and writing have appeared in many professional journals. In 2005, she was honored by being one of eight authors invited to the White House for the Easter Egg Roll. In 2010 she was invited to tour American military base schools across Japan. Her latest book is DOZENS OF COUSINS (Clarion). It has garnered glowing reviews. And her book, MINE! (Alfred A. Knopf) was noted by the New York Times as one of the best board books of the year.

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