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Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

Natalie’s books are based on her childhood growing up on a Vermont dairy farm, and her true family stories, and Natalie’s school presentations are all about family stories and encouraging students to explore the stories in their own families.  Natalie shows how she writes about her own family (The Canada Geese Quilt, The Bear That Heard Crying, Wilderness Cat, From Dawn Til Dusk ), and discusses various ways of uncovering family stories and how students can use those stories in their own writing.  Natalie shows six quilts that she designed and her grandmother made, including the real Canada Geese quilt, which was the inspiration for her first book.  She shows slides of her Vermont home, her grandmother, and the many animals she has rescued, and she shows the book process, from writing through the illustrations to the finished book. Natalie also conducts writing workshops.

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Grade Levels: Grades 3-5 , Grades K-2
Genres: Fiction