Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Michelle Schaub  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Children;


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Schaub lives in Downers Grove.

Biographical and Professional Information

Michelle Schaub is a children's author, poet and teacher. Her poems have appeared in several anthologies and magazines like Highlights, Faces, and AppleSeeds. She has also taught writing to middle school students.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

With over ten years of experience in the classroom, Schaub enjoys making school visits. She is comfortable presenting at assemblies, classroom visits, student writing workshops, and teacher workshops. Her programs can be customized to any age of students from kindergarten to eighth grade. She has a downloadable School Visit and Presentation Packet available on her website.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Dream Big, Little Scientists: A Bedtime Book
ISBN: B07S3Q98XY. OCLC Number:

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Spark curiosity and exploration with this innovative bedtime story for budding scientists that introduces eleven branches of science. From astronomy to physics to chemistry to geology, this STEM picture book will help kids get excited to explore. Includes further information about each branch of science.

Finding Treasure: A Collection of Collections
ISBN: B07M9HFW8N. OCLC Number:

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While everyone else is excited about presenting their treasures, one creative elementary schooler is stressed about her class's show-and-tell assignment. How is she supposed to share her collection if she doesn't collect anything? Polling her parents, visiting with Granny and Grandpa, and searching for the secret behind her siblings' obsession with baseball cards, she discovers she does, in fact, have something to share: a collection of stories and poems!

Fresh-picked poetry :
ISBN: 1580895476. OCLC Number: 948360806

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This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers' market. Whom to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown--it's all so exciting, fresh, and delicious. Readers are invited to peruse the stands and inspect vendors' wares with poems like "Farmer Greg's Free-Range Eggs," "Summer Checklist," and "Necessary Mess."

Kindness is a kite string :
ISBN: 1733035982. OCLC Number: 1179254310

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What happens when one child chooses kindness to start the day? It starts a chain reaction! Watch kindness (empathy) ripple through the community... Spreading happiness like sunshine, connecting diverse groups like a footbridge, and lifting hope like a kite string. How can you lift others with kindness?

This or that sports debate :
ISBN: 9781429685924. OCLC Number: 773369965

Capstone Press,. .

Offers intriguing either/or questions and content on sports topics to encourage critical thinking and debate--Provided by publisher.