Make-A-Book Project

Updates about the Make-A-Book Project, where organizations or elementary schools co-create and illustrate a children’s chapter book with Scott and friends. Are you interested in starting your own project? Contact us for more details. It is never too early to begin watching your ideas come to life.

Mirabella the Monarch book, bookmark and cookie

Butterfly Book Celebration

Finally, the best part of the whole project — the book celebration. Many people told me it was a smash hit. It was amazing to

Male Monarch Butterfly and Milkweed

Help Save the Butterflies

And make the world a more beautiful place At Parker Woods Montessori, we all love monarch butterflies. Like many species on our planet, monarchs face

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Butterfly Project Updates

There has been a lot of progress happening with the monarch butterfly book and all the related projects. Here are a few highlights, including the

Student illustrations for Mirabella the Monarch's Mysterious Migration

Illustrations for Mirabella the Monarch

Make-A-Book Project Update Summary: Illustrations are done (except for our make-up session). Ms Nall, the art teacher, has been great to work with. I learned

Butterfly Ballot Boxes

Character Creation Contest

The Make-A-Book Project begins at Parker Woods Montessori I’m excited to announce that the new book will be about the monarch butterfly, which is truly

Kenyan school children jump for joy when they got their Falling Uphill books.

Falling Uphill in Kenya

Inspiring dreams Finally, it took two months for my package of books to arrive in Kenya. I marked the package “educational material for children,” and

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Vamos Chicas Vamos

The Spanish edition of my “Falling Uphill” kids book “Cayendo Hacia Arriba” is being used by the Peace Corp in Paraguay to teach kids how to read and dream.

Falling Uphill in Paraguay with the Peace Corps

Scott Stoll is an author from my hometown who served as the U.S. Embassy’s cultural ambassador in Argentina during the 2011-2012 school year. His time in Argentina and collaboration with Argentine schools resulted in a Spanish language version of his book, Falling Uphill: The Secret of Life, about his 4 year journey around the world on his bicycle.

Will Allen and Ruby the Red Worm

Once again I was honored to present at the Growing Power International Urban & Small Farm Conference. Pictured here is Will Allen, one of Milwaukee’s most prominent citizens and the founder of Growing Power.

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