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 The Memory Quilt
A Tale of Friends & Family, Lost & Found in the Great Cloquet Fire of 1918







Get students interested and engaged in reading, and world and family history…

  Historical events running throughout the story were carefully researched

  Great supplemental or extra credit reading for Minnesota History and family history

  Author can speak to classes or after-school reading groups in Minnesota

    Two 15-minute PowerPoint lectures are available for presentation to
    elementary and middle school students:

    1.    The Cloquet/Moose Lake Fire as part of MN History. 

    2. The Writing Process – why I wrote The Memory Quilt and where the 
          research and some of the story ideas came from. 

  Dates of Note:

Family History Month
National Book Month
Anniversary of Cloquet/Moose Lake Fire, Oct. 12


Family Stories Month
National Children's Book Week, Nov. 13-19, 2006 
National Author's Day, Nov. 1

I Love to Read Month
American History Month
Library Lover's Month

Girl Scout Week (2nd Week)
Read Across America Day
Girl Scout Day


School Library Media Month
National Library Week
National Reading is Fun Week

Minnesota State History Day


Get Caught Reading Month
Reading is Fun Week


  Will correspond via e-mail with any interested students

Contact: TheMemoryQuilt@q.com to schedule a personal appearance.