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The Writer's Garret

BookMarks! The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (In-person Workshop)

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
On Campus Program
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Community/Fam.


Participants will explore the story of Mr. Morris Lessmore, an avid reader who becomes the unexpected custodian of a small library of living books after a hurricane destroys his town. They will discuss how unexpected circumstances have affected their lives and how to make decisions by gathering information and considering alternatives. Finally, they will write a short story about how they responded to an unexpected situation and illustrate it.

Students Will

  • Engage with the writing through discussion and responsive writing
  • Explore the connection between experience and writing
  • Listen and share writing
  • Learn problem-solving skills
  • Write poems or short stories and illustrate them


Dates: Monday-Saturday
Times: 9AM-6PM
Duration: 1 hour
School Fee: Price Per Hour: $125.00
Minimum Attendance: 1
Maximum Attendance: 25
Bilingual: No
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Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: To schedule this program, or for more information, call The Writer's Garret at (214) 828-1715 or email [email protected]. Residencies of 10 sessions or more result in a printed anthology of students' work and the opportunity for students to show off newly developed skills in a public reading to friends and family.
Deadline: Prefer no later than two weeks prior to start date.
Cancellation Policy: A minimum of 48 hours notice is required to cancel a scheduled date. If 48-hour notice is given, we will reschedule the date, based upon the availability of the Instructor. If 48-hour notice is not given, we will bill for the date scheduled and not reschedule the date.
After School Policy: At least one school representative/teacher must be present in the classroom at all times. 25 students maximum per class. Minor adjustments can be negotiated.

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