Author to Speak during Literacy Week
Christina Benjamin to Visit Florida Schools
Stephen Foster Elementary, Gainesville, FL – January 22nd, 2015
Moseley Elementary, Palatka, FL – January 26th, 2015
DeLaura Middle School, Satellite Beach, FL – January 27th, 2015
The Webster School, St. Augustine, FL – January 29th, 2015
The Villages Charter School, The Villages, FL – January, 30th , 2015
“Reading Accelerates Success.” – FL Department of Education
Florida schools will celebrate Literacy Week from January 26th– January 30th with a variety of engaging literacy-based activities. Author Christina Benjamin of The Geneva Project young adult series will speak at five Florida schools about literacy and life. Benjamin, whose novels focus on friendship, adventure, self-discovery and courage will encourage students to use their words to build up themselves and others in life and literature.
Just who is Christina Benjamin?
“My passion is to spark creativity through a love of reading and writing in young minds,” said St. Augustine’s award-winning author Christina Benjamin. “I want students energized about becoming creative with the tools they have been given.”
Benjamin and two other award-winning authors formed the League of Extraordinary Authors because they feel truly passionate about writing and the way it can influence children through developing literacy and language art skills. Creating a strong connection with literature creates successful students and lifelong learners. They travel to schools in the US speaking about their books and the importance of language arts. For booking information please call 407.924.6917
Benjamin is also active with her book drive program Pass It On!, hosting book collections to get great reading material to literature programs in need.
“It’s so rewarding to give the gift of reading.” – Christina Benjamin
Here’s more about the books and accomplishments:
- Young Adult Author, Christina Benjamin – Author of the international award-winning fiction series The Geneva Project. The Geneva Project – Truth (vol.1) and Secrets (vol.2) offers fans of mega-hit YA fiction like Harry Potter, The Hunger Games and Percy Jackson a new series to obsess over. Christina paints a vivid world, where magic and imagination run wild in her epic tale of adventure, courage, friendship and self-discovery. Her books Truth and Secrets are geared for ages 10 +, but as with most young adult fiction, its fandom knows no limit. Readers of all ages enjoy being immersed in the vivid scenery and complex characters. Follow Christina at www.facebook.com/thegenevaprojectbook
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