School / Library Visits, Speaking Engagements
Vivien Bowers is available to do readings for children focusing on
any or all of her children's books. These are lively, interactive
presentations with lots of props. Volunteers from the audience help
solve crimes (Crime Science), become contestants
in a wacky Wow Canada Contest, try tasting dulse from New Brunswick
(Wow Canada!) and learn how hairy nose
bots drive caribou to stampede (Only in Canada!).
Contact Vivien at firstname.lastname@example.org
for an information sheet on these readings.
Author Reading: In the Path of an Avalanche
Bowers alternates between reading passages from her acclaimed non-fiction
chronicle of a deadly avalanche and providing an inside look at the
challenges and dilemmas that made this such a difficult book to write.
A short, digital slide show is available to accompany this presentation.
Bowers gives talks to adult audiences about her writing. She has been
a feature speaker at library and school district conferences, Children's
Literature Roundtable gatherings and book industry events. One prepared
presentation is titled "Stop When Their Eyes Glaze Over: Presenting
Information to Children."