Newbery Honor winner visits Pemetic Elementary School

Posted Sept. 27, 2012, at 3:20 p.m.

SOUTHWEST HARBOR–Newbery Honor Award-winning author Cynthia Lord visited Pemetic Elementary School on Sept. 24.

She met with younger students to read and chat about “Hot Rod Hamster,” and with older students to talk about writing and her award-winning book “Rules.”

Ms. Lord’s visit was sponsored by Island Readers & Writers (IRW), a Mount Desert Island-based nonprofit organization devoted to lnspiring a passion for reading and learning in the children of Maine.

To learn more about IRW, visit

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