Megan Wagner Lloyd, the author of Finding Wild and Fort-Building Time, is scheduled to visit all five elementary schools in the Hermiston School District from February 20-22. Lloyd will meet with Kindergartners through 3rd graders. On Wednesday, high school students aspiring to be authors will have the opportunity to meet with her.

Kinder through 3rd-grade classes have been reading Lloyd’s books in anticipation of the visit. An order form was sent home to allow parents to purchase the books. Megan Wagner Lloyd will be available to autograph books at each elementary school. The author’s visit was made possible by Altrusa International of Hermiston.

Below is the elementary schedule:

  • Tuesday, February 20
    Rocky Heights—8:45 a.m., book signing; 9:20 a.m., grades Kinder and 1st; and 10:20 a.m., grades 2nd and 3rd.
    Desert View—12:00 p.m., grades Kinder and 1st; 12:45 p.m., book signing; and 1:30 p.m., grades 2nd and 3rd.
  • Wednesday, February 21
    West Park—8:15 a.m., grades 2nd and 3rd; 9:15 a.m., grades Kinder and 1st; and 10 a.m., book signing.
  • Thursday, February 22
    Sunset—8:15 a.m., grades 2nd and 3rd; 9:30 a.m., grades Kinder and 1st; and 10:30 a.m., book signing.
    Highland Hills—12:00 p.m., book signing; 12:45 p.m., grades 2nd and 3rd; and 1:40 p.m., grades Kinder and 1st.

Megan Wagner Lloyd is married to Seth Lloyd, a 1999 graduate of Hermiston High School. Lloyd lives in Washington, D.C. and has three upcoming books— Building Books, Paper Mice, and The ABCs of Catching Zs.

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