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Rodman Philbrick Skypes With Shapleigh 6th Graders!

posted Mar 14, 2013, 5:12 AM by Seth Cole
Rodman Philbrick, the author of the award-winning young adult novel "Freak The Mighty", talked with Shapleigh School sixth graders on March 6 as part of World Read Aloud Day. Philbrick, who grew up in nearby Rye, New Hampshire, read a chapter from his book "The Last Book In The Universe", shared his experiences about becoming an author, what inspires his writing, and gave advice for young writers. The Skype conversation took place in Mr. Cady's classroom, and was attended by a staff member from the Portsmouth (N.H.) Herald.

Click the links below for Youtube videos of Mr. Philbrick's Skype conversation with the sixth graders.