Michelle Houts

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About Michelle Houts: Michelle Houts is the author of several fiction and nonfiction books for young readers. She writes in a newly-restored one-room schoolhouse on her family farm in Celina, Ohio.

For more about Michelle Houts, visit her website, blog, Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter.

Michelle Houts' School Visits & Speaking Engagements: Michelle Houts speaks about writing and publishing to all ages. She has a new workshop with the"Lucy's Lab" series where students will learn to connect observation skills with great writing. Audience: Youth or Adult. Please visit this link for more about Michelle Houts' speaking and to find teaching resources.



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Lucy's Lab 1: Nuts About Science (2017): Lucy loves science. I mean, she really loves science. In the first book of a new chapter book series for science-minded kids, Lucy starts second grade and learns quickly that her teacher also loves science. She also learns that the big oak tree that once stood in front of the school is gone, and she's worried about the squirrels who used to live there—especially after she and her classmates begin to learn about habitats. Will she succeed in convincing the principal that the school needs a new tree? (Ages 6-10)



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WHEN GRANDMA GATEWOOD TOOK A HIKE (2016): It took her two tries, but a determined grandmother from Ohio became the first woman to solo hike the Appalachian Trail in one through-hike. Grandma Gatewood has become a legend on the trail and a symbol of perseverance to young and old alike. "When Grandma Gatewood Took a Hike" is a vibrantly illustrated narrative nonfiction tale. (Ages 5-10)

30th Annual
Buckeye Book Fair
November 4, 2017
9:30 to 4:00
Fisher Auditorium Wooster, Ohio
$2 Admission
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