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Debbie Ridpath Ohi reads, writes and illustrates for young people. Every few weeks, she shares new art, writing and resources; subscribe below. Browse the archives here.

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Debbie's Presentations and Workshops

 Here are some of the people and places I've visited by Skype and Google+ Hangout:

Some recent visits:

Red Rock Elementary (Woodbury, MN), approx 100 first-graders about I'M BORED. Thanks to Carla Larsen for organizing. (April 1, 2015)

Headwater Hills (Caledon, ON) K-8 about I'M BORED and (older students) a Q&A about creating picture books. Thanks to Nancy Ernst Richards for organizing. (Mar. 25, 2015).

Highland Elementary (Highland, NY), 2nd graders, I'M BORED. Thanks to Susan Walterich for organizing. (March 24, 2015).

Rollinsford Grade School (Rollinsford, NH), K-6 students. Skypevisit about NAKED! and then a comics writing workshop. (March 8, 2015). Thanks to Shawna Coppola for organizing.

Newport Elementary (Newport, MN), 130 PK-2 students. Thanks to Jen Sterner for organizing! (Feb. 25, 2015).

Luxemburg-Casco Primary School (Luxemburg, WI), 2nd graders. Thanks to Zach Roush for organizing! (Feb. 23, 2015)

East Richland Elementary School (Olney, IL) first-graders. Thanks to Michelle Simpson for organizing! (Feb. 3, 2015)

Albany Avenue Elementary (North Massapequa, NY) kindergarten students. Thanks to Carolyn O'Gorman for organizing! (Jan. 26, 2015)

Dr. Morris Gibson School's 4th and 5th graders in Okotoks, AB. Thanks to Tracy Tuttosi for organizing! (Jan. 22, 2015)

 Curtis Elementary 2nd-graders in Weatherford, TX (about a hundred 2nd-graders). Thanks to Shawna Ford for organizing! (Jan. 15, 2015) Read Shawna's blog post about my visit.

Parkview Center School 3rd-graders in Roseville, MN (3 classes: Sam's Class, Jill's Class and Tammy's Class) and Mason-Rice Elementary School in Newton, MA (3 classes: Ms. Kelleher, Ms. Atkinson, and Mrs. Morrall's classes<) - approx 150 students.  Thanks to Laura Given and Jennifer Reed for organizing! (Dec. 2, 2014). Read Jennifer Reed's blog post about my visit.

A. Blair McPherson Grade 1st-graders (5 classes) at A. Blair McPherson in Edmonton, AB (Nov. 12, 2014) - 115 students

Mrs. Tomi Brooke's Grade 2nd-graders in A. Blair McPherson in Edmonton, AB (Nov. 5, 2014)

Thank you letters from 3rd-graders at Parkview (MN)