Children’s author at library

MARQUETTE – Young readers and their families are invited to meet Kristine O’Connell George, author of children’s poetry books including, “Emma Dilemma,” “Old Elm Speaks,” “Swimming Upstream,” ” Toasting Marshmallows,” “The Great Frog Race” and “Fold Me a Poem” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Peter White Public Library in the Community Room. A book sale and signing opportunity will follow. There also will be several activities highlighting the author’s most popular books, such as origami originals, little dog bookmarks, shadow silhouettes and chalk table poetry.

Kristine O’Connell George, from southern California, is visiting Marquette for the annual Young Authors Conference, held at Northern Michigan University during the first week of May. Admission is free for this family presentation, sponsored by Marquette-Alger Young Authors, the Marquette-Alger Reading Council and Peter White Public Library.

For information, visit or call 226-4318.