9/11/07: Visit from an author
Posted September 11, 2007
Dressed in authentic revolutionary-era clothes, author Sheila Ingle today visited the Middle School library to address Roberta Camp’s sixth-grade English class.
“She showed us a lot of dried herbs and fruit,” said sixth-grade student Ben Mironer. “She also signed our books.”
Camp’s class read Ingle’s book, Courageous Kate: A Daughter of the American Revolution over the summer. It is a fictional biography of Kate Moore Barry, who left her home in the
“(Ingle) told us how she got interested in Kate and how she researched all about her,” said sixth-grader Amanda Stickley.
The book, Ingle’s first, took 6 months to write and is published by Hub City Writers Project. It is on its second print run.
Students had chance to ask Ingles questions, received book-marks, and listen to Ingle read a chapter of her book.
Channel 7 News had cameras at visit and will air the story between 5-6:30 this evening.
Ingle is an instructor at USC Upstate, where she teaches both English and education. She graduated from