Kevin Kurtz

Award-winning children’s book author speaks on Nov. 16

Published Nov 8, 2017 at 4:00pm

OLD FORGE — Award-winning children’s book author Kevin Kurtz will give presentations about the wonders of science, nature, reading and writing on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd.

The program is for students from the Town of Webb Schools, Inlet School and home schooled students but the public is also invited.

Kurtz is the author of several non fiction children’s books including “A Day in the Deep,” “A Day in the Salt Marsh,” “A Day on the Mountain,” “Uncovering Earth’s Secrets” and “Where Wild Microbes Grow.”

He has also worked as an educator for organizations such as the South Carolina Aquarium, the Science Factory Children’s Museum and onboard the research vessel JOIDES Resolution during an expedition in the South Pacific to study ocean volcanoes.

The programs are: 10:05-10:45 a.m. for grades 3 and 4; noon-12:30 for kindergarten and grades 1 and 2; 1:30-2:10 p.m. for grades 5 and 6.