Kevin Kurtz is a nonfiction children’s author who writes books about science and nature. Kevin engages students in a discussion of the science topics of his books and the process of writing nonfiction. Science topics that can be covered by Kevin and his books include:
– Habitats
– Adaptations
– Ecosystems
– Living things and nonliving things
– Oceans
– Scientists and the scientific method
– Geology
– Plate tectonics
– Volcanoes and Earthquakes
– Microbes

                                   

Kevin Kurtz – Nonfiction Children’s Author

BOCES ID

267

For

K-2, 3-5

Categories

Creative Writing, Storytelling

Curriculum

ELA, Science

Costs

Remote Author Visits

  • 30-minute session with a maximum of 50 students per session. $20 per session.
  • Can use Zoom, Google Meet, or other platforms.

Live School Visits (on hold until pandemic ends)

  • All day visit at one school. Includes five 45-minute programs and a book signing. $650.
  • Schools near each other can split a day into separate morning and afternoon visits. Each school visit would include two 45-minute programs and a book signing. $325 for each school.
  • Schools outside of Rochester, NY will need to add travel fees to the total cost to cover mileage and a hotel room for the night before the visit.

Dates Available

Throughout the school year.

https://youtu.be/n98nJ6GRLaQ

Program Theme

Kevin Kurtz is a nonfiction children’s author who writes books about science and nature. Kevin engages students in a discussion of the science topics of his books and the process of writing nonfiction. Science topics that can be covered by Kevin and his books include:

  • Habitats
  • Adaptations
  • Ecosystems
  • Living things and nonliving things
  • Oceans
  • Scientists and the scientific method
  • Plate tectonics
  • Volcanoes and Earthquakes
  • Microbes
  • Climate Change

Program Description

A visit from Kevin can include:

  • A reading of one of his children’s books.
  • A presentation on highlights from his books to address a science concept based on grade-level science standards.
  • A discussion about the process of writing a nonfiction children’s book, to reinforce literacy skills and meet state ELA standards.
  • A question-and-answer period.
  • Students can order signed books the author

Phone

(843) 789-9711

Address

117 Maybrooke Road
Rochester, NY 14618

Associated Acts/Performances

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