Fun in Maumee, Ohio -- courtesy of Don & Tony Klever!
Fun in Dalton, GA -- courtesy of Mandy Triplett!
Pleasant Valley Junior High School shares the day with CC in LeClaire,
IA on Monday, 9/22/2014 -- photos courtesy Anita Roche. He also visited Bettendorf Middle School in Bettendorf, IA and those images are courtesy of Deb Temperly. Thanx.
Trophy from the athletes at
Bloomfield High School.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013 WAS CHRIS CRUTCHER DAY...
...in Bloomfield, Connecticut,! And when he visited Bloomfield High School and the Prosser Public Library, the Mayor proclaimed the day Chris Crutcher Day. Along with being awarded the day's official certificate of proclamation, the BHS football team gave him the trophy on the left to celebrate reading RUNNING LOOSE. Many thanks to Christina Hill for the fantastic photos featured in the slideshow below. (and for coordinating all the events.
KEYNOTE Q&A Did you see CC's standing ovation at NCTE/ALAN in Boston, MA? He answered a list of questions after his keynote on Monday, November 25, and they are posted HERE and at the Greenwillow blog for your consideration. If you have photos you'd like to share, send them to email@example.com and we'll post them.
Penney High School in Hamilton, Missouri
Photos courtesy of Marissa Manring in Hamilton, Missouri. Thanks, Marissa! Great pictures.
Skyping with Conneaut Area Senior High in May of 2013. Many thanks to librarian Donna Kullen for sharing the photo.
Forrest M. Bird Charter School Graduation
Chris Crutcher gave the commencement speech on Saturday, June 15, 2013 for the first graduating class of the Forrest M. Bird Charter School in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Explore the full text of Crutcher's Ten Commandments aka Suggestions for graduating seniors HERE.
Crutcher in Boothsbay, Maine with Kylene Beers and the retreat crew, June 2013.
Crutcher at Carrizo Springs High School in Texas
Wen CC visited Carrizo Springs High School in May, educator Sandra Little captured a few moments in photographs, featured below. Thank you, Sandra for sharing your pictures and for hosting CC.
CC in Boise -- March 8, 2013
CC visited Boise, Idaho on Friday, March 8, 2013 as part of the city's 150 year, Sesquicentennial celebration. Sponsored by the Ada Community Library, these stops were included on his schedule:
Cavalcade of Authors, March 1, 2013 -- these authors, including CC, joined 1000 young Tri-Cities, Washington readers and writers for a day of excitement. Back row (left to right): Jonathan Maberry, Gregg Olsen, Jonathan Auxier, Trent Reedy, Chris Crutcher, Brandon Mull Front row (left to right): Cavalcade Director Michelle Lane, D.J. MacHale, Jeff Burlingame, Holly Cupala, Suzanne Selfors, Maureen McQuerry, Lisa McMann, Veronica Rossi, Brandon Dorman, Kelly Milner Halls. Not pictured: Guadalupe Garcia McCall.
YAK Fest was Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Keller High School in Keller, Texas. Chris did three panel presentations with seven other outstanding YA authors including keynote speaker, Simone Elkeles, pictured here. Many thanks to librarian Lucy Kubo and her crew for such an outstanding event. For more information about Simon Elkeles, CLICK HERE. For more about the festival, CLICK HERE.
YES! He was at NCTE and ARCs of PERIOD 8 - HOT!
On November 7, 2012, Chris Crutcher visited Fairview High School/Middle School in Fairview Park, Ohio (outside of Cleveland) where this quote from THE SLEDDING HILL adorns the library wall. Thanks to Media Specialist Gayle Dill for sharing the photos and working so hard to bring Chris to Ohio.
CC with Elizabeth Conway Hooper and Shannon Chisholm-Perez -- 10th grade English-Language Arts teachers at Seminole High School in Pinellas County, FL -- at the October 5, 2012 FCTE conference near Orlando, FL. Thank you, Elizabeth, for letting us use the picture. You rock! You too, Shannon.
Reading prior to CC's commencement speech at Hamline University's MFA graduation event, Sunday 7/15/2012 with Peter Pearson and Andrew Steeves. Thanks to Jenny Barlow for sharing her images. Hamline University's MFA graduation commencement, July 15, 2012. Read the speech text HERE, courtesy of Andrew Steeves.
On April 26, 2012, CC was the luncheon speaker at the Utah Library Association Conference, thanks in large part to Wanda Mae Huffaker, Librarian and Chair of the Intellectual Freedom Committee of the ULA. She is pictured here with CC at the event. Thanks, Wanda, for all your hard work.
Wednesday, March 28
CC visited Keshequa Middle/High School in Nunda, NY and met with hundreds of students, thanks to librarian Joan Ellison and the local BOCES. The pictures above are from that visit.
Dr. Jennifer Miller at Hiram College...
Hosted Chris Crutcher in Hiram College for two days of YA celebration In March of 2012. These are a few of the photos.
CC with SCASL members Ginger Wesolowski (left) and Michelle Pope (right). More photos from South Carolina below.