Authors’ Booking Service is pleased to announce that
children’s author Brent Sherrard is
now scheduling visits to Ontario schools for the coming school
Brent would love to plan a visit to your school or library.
His rate is $200.00 per session. There are no additional costs for
transportation or other expenses.
Brent’s first two novels, Wasted, and Final Takedown, are part of the
Sidestreets Hi-Lo series for reluctant readers.
what educator Laura Kendall had to say when Brent visited Oromocto High
I begin my presentation with a discussion of why and how
I became an author, emphasizing the importance of imagination.
A short reading follows, with a passage that is selected
specifically to lead into a discussion on some of the issues that are
important to teens, including the role peer pressure plays in forming
choices and opinions, fitting in while maintaining individuality, and
being true to yourself. Maintaining an upbeat atmosphere
throughout, audience interaction is encouraged. I conclude with
a question and answer period of ten to fifteen minutes.
At the educator’s request, my presentation can be focused primarily on the subject of substance abuse. Please let me know in advance.
I distribute a signed postcard to each student
I will present to grades 6 to 10
Is this flexible? Please ask about other grades.
Maximum number of
students per session: 60
Is this flexible? Please ask about larger audiences.
Workshops available? Yes
If yes, for which grades: 4 - 12
Maximum participants for workshop: 15
I am comfortable in a classroom, library, auditorium or
gymnasium, but may require a sound system, depending on the