by Claire Galvin, Chronicle Staff Writer “A local author is using his experience as a teacher, and as a father, to craft interactive and customizable books for children. Mike Sposito, of Columbia, recently self-published his second book, Zagg & the Planetary Defenders, geared for ages 9-12. The book features an interactive storyboard design — theContinue reading “The Chronicle: Author’s books let kids become the illustrators”
I watch the ink-black stream arc towards the oil pan. It misses and splashes down onto the garage floor spreading out like a stain of incompetence. I scramble to move the oil pan over, which is difficult as I am laying on my back under the truck. I can’t turn over, and the only movableContinue reading “Oil Spill…the Start to a Great Autumn Weekend in CT”
The sound of pounding hooves reverberates through the earth. Two champions race towards each other, each led by the point of a lance. The horses beneath them charge with muscles rippling and nostrils wide. Their fear replaced with a duty for destruction. A glint of sun from steel armor pierces through the shade of theContinue reading “Huzzah!”
New Book Encourages Imagination, Storytelling and Art In the interest of helping kids explore imagination through storytelling and art, local author and educator Mike Sposito presents Zagg & the Planetary Defenders, the second in a series of Spowerks Storyboard books. Prose and poetry combine in this new book designed for kids ages 9-12, who areContinue reading “Spowerks Launches New Book: Zagg & the Planetary Defenders!”
Columbia resident Mike Sposito has worked in education for over a decade. His love for teaching and learning is brought to life in his new book, A Horse Named Thunder, hitting bookshelves in October. But this is not your typical book — half of its pages are blank. Half of the pages in A HorseContinue reading “Local Educator Publishes New Book to Promote Literacy and Art Skills”
Saturday, October 14, 2017 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Mitchell Farm 300 East Haddam Road (Route 82) Salem, CT 06420 http://www.ctfarmland.org. Please call (860) 247-0202 x223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. We need a head count for snacks and for books to pass out to children. Family-Friendly Children’s Book Reading and Launch Party for AContinue reading “Book Release with Connecticut Farmland Trust”
Please bring your child and join us for the launch of A Horse Named Thunder on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Mitchell Farm Equine Retirement, Inc. in Salem, CT. The event will feature a reading of the story, some activities for the kids and a “Meet the Author” opportunity. A free signed copy of theContinue reading “Book Launch Event: A Horse Named Thunder”
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