Sara F. Shacter

Sara F. Shacter - Skype An Author Network

Sara Shacter is the author of Heading to the Wedding (Red Rock Press, 2006). She has also written articles for prominent children's magazines, contributed stories to several anthologies, and created educational materials for World Book and Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. A complete list of her credits can be found on her website.

Author Website:

Author Address
: Chicago, IL


Sara can tailor her visits to each school's needs, but here is a sample program:

An Author's Life: With the help of a female Civil War soldier and a heroic rat, students discover that writing both fiction and nonfiction means uncovering wild and wonderful facts about the world. Students also learn that my writing process is not so different from their own - and that even professionals make mistakes.

Audiences: Grades K-5

Available Times:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 2:15 p.m.

No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.

No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 10 minutes

In-Depth Visit Length: 30 minutes

In-Depth Visit Cost: $100

Prerequisites: signed contract

Contact Information:

Genres: historical fiction, realistic fiction, fantasy, narrative, nonfiction, mystery, memoir

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Assistant Regional Advisor for Illinois)

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