Julia Cook Was Here!

September 24, 2019 no comments Aaron Delhay Categories Uncategorized

On September 11, Freeman Elementary hosted author Julia Cook. Cook gave three presentations to the
elementary and visited both preschool sessions. She read a few of her 99 books to the students! Cook’s
books are written in a way that keeps the students’ interest, yet teach a lesson. We heard how once
words come out of our mouth they cannot be pulled back in, that we should have a bubble gum brain
versus a brick brain, and how important it is to use our ears to listen. Those were just a few of the
lessons we heard. Each session concluded with Julia bringing out her travelling companion, her teacup
dog, Kirby. Miss Kirby was a hit with the children! Cook concluded her day with a small reception after
school, allowing teachers time to visit with her. Funding for Julia Cook’s visit was provided through
grants from the Hevelone Foundation and the Freeman School Foundation.