Avery’s Creek book fair features character parade and award-winning teen author

Avery’s Creek Elementary School kicks off its Fall book fair Friday, September 25 with a special “character parade” and a guest appearance by award-winning local teen author H.B. Clementine, according to a press release from the publishing company BookLogix. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., students and staff will dress as their favorite literary characters for a special parade around the track outside the school.

Following the parade, students and faculty will gather in the gymnasium for a special presentation by Clementine on her writing and reading, followed by a Q&A period.

Clementine was the winner of the BookLogix Young Writers’ Contest in 2013 and released her debut novel Nothing But Your Memories last year. The author is currently a senior at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

The character parade and Clementine’s presentation is open to parents and community supporters, though space is limited. The Avery’s Creek Elementary book fair will be open Monday through Friday of next week and is free to attend.

For more information on the book fair, character parade and author H.B. Clementine, see the official press release below.

Press Release:

Local School Book Fair To Feature Parade And Local Award-Winning Teen Author
Avery’s Creek Elementary School Will Be Kicking Off Their Book Fair Tomorrow Morning

Arden, NC (September 24, 2015) — Local elementary school Avery’s Creek will be kicking off its book fair tomorrow morning at 8:00 am. The book fair will feature a character parade as well as a guest appearance from local award-winning teen author H.B. Clementine.

During the fair, students will participate in a character parade in which they will be able to dress up as their favorite literary characters.

H. B. Clementine, who won the BookLogix Yong Writers’ Contest in 2013 and released her debut novel late last year, will be speaking to the students following the parade.

Clementine is currently a senior at the nationally recognized North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) and has been invited to speak at several other local schools about writing, including Koontz Intermediary School and Enka Middle School.

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