By itself, this was exciting. I had never expected that Clod Makes A Friend would be a part of any school curriculum. The fact that my story could possibly help someone is moving to say the least, but then it got better. Schyler invited me to visit Randall Elementary during their annual read-a-thon. At the end of March, I had the great pleasure of meeting the 4th and 5th grade classes at Randall.
More recently, I stopped by the school where John teaches, Woodward-Granger Middle School. During both visits, I read a short excerpt from Clod Makes A Friend and answered loads of great questions. We discussed writing, reading, and even Parkinson’s. (One of my favorite questions was from a student who asked if I was nervous, since I have a slight tremor in my hand. I loved that.) The students at both schools were amazing, and it was an honor to meet them.