We are very excited about the Newbery Honor-winning author Adam Gidwitz’s visit to BCS. He will be speaking about his new book The Unicorn Rescue Society: The Creature of the Pines.
"Elliot Eisner isn’t exactly excited about starting at a brand-new school in a brand-new town; he’d much rather stay at home and read a book. But things take an unexpected turn when he finds out his weird new teacher, Professor Fauna, has planned a field trip for Elliot’s very first day. Along with a new friend—brave, outspoken Uchenna Devereaux—Elliot gets caught up in a secret group of adventurers, The Unicorn Rescue Society, whose goal is to protect and defend the world’s mythical creatures. Together with Professor Fauna, Elliot and Uchenna must help rescue a Jersey Devil from a duo of conniving, greedy billionaires, the Schmoke Brothers."
Students in grades 3-5 will be attending his presentation, though any student may preorder a book. The south campus students’ presentation is April 18 at 11:30 in the south campus MPR; the north campus students’ presentation is April 18 at 1:30 in the north campus MPR. Please use the link below to pre-order a book to be signed by Adam. Orders are due Friday, April 6 at 3:00pm in your campus’ respective office.