John F. Kennedy International School
Hello, Grades K-8!
I spoke to Grades 3-8 about my book, Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past. Then you planned your own stories and some of you had the chance to tell your stories on video for your teacher, Miss Anne Marie MacLean.
Kindergarten and Grade 1 students were wonderful listeners as I read my story about the ghost town treasure. Then you drew pictures about the story. We had a wonderful time talking about treasure, ghost towns, and hidden coins.
That night I spoke to parents, teachers, and other adults about my research on Ötzi and melting glaciers. Everyone who came was greeted by this sight:
All of my sessions were held in a very nice local hotel:
I had a great time talking to you that day. I especially want to thank your head of school, Gareth Davies, and your very special teacher, Anne Marie MacLean, who arranged my visit and helped make the day so memorable.