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A Weekend with Stephen Biesty and Richard Platt
On Saturday, October 20 at 3:00pm
Richard Platt presents "Finding a Voice: Writing Non-Fiction for Children."
Platt explores his experience in making history relevant, engaging, and accessible for a wide-ranging audience, and gives pointers to help aspiring writers find their own voice. Prior to the presentation, Platt will be on hand for a reception from 12:00-2:30.
British writer Richard Platt has authored more than sixty books for young readers, including books in the award-winning Incredible Cross-Section and Eyewitness series. His most recent work, Plague, Pox and Pestilence, is shortlisted for the 2012 Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. For more information see www.richardplatt.co.uk.
|Where||USS Constitution Museum 1 Constitution Plz, Charlestown, MA 02129|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||3:00 pm–4:00 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Families, Seniors|
More About USS Constitution Museum
Dedicated to educating Americans about the historic USS Constitution and remembering the Old Ironside stories, the USS Constitution Museum sits on the Charlestown Navy Shipyard right across from the naval vessel. Opened in 1976, the museum receives up to 275,000 visitors annually. Its current exhibits include A Sailor's Life and the Old Ironside in War and Peace, as well as several temporary exhibits. A gift store is located near the entrance and features everything from apple cherry candies to printed T-shirts and caps.
Other events here
- Memorial Day Family Weekend at the USS Constitution Museum May 25, 2013 / May 26, 2013 / May 27, 2013, 9:00 am–6:00 pm