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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Michelle Schaub  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Children;

Born: in

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Illinois Connection

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.

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.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

This or That Sports Debate: A Rip-Roaring Game of Either/Or Questions
ISBN: 1429692766

Capstone Press. 2012

Would you choose … to cover LeBron James on the basketball court or Larry Fitzgerald on the football field? Not an easy task, no matter what choice you make! Test your decision-making skills with these brain-teasing sports questions. Then try them on your friends!

Vehicles of World War I (War Vehicles)
ISBN: 1429699116

Capstone Press. 2013

Vehicles of war went through amazing advancements during World War I. Tanks and aircraft were used in battle for the first time. Navies used submarines to launch surprise attacks against enemy ships. Learn about the airplanes, ships, tanks, and other military vehicles used in World War I.

Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers' Market
ISBN: 1580895476

Charlesbridge. 2017

This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers’ market. Who 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.”

Bright and vibrant, this is the perfect guide for little ones to take with them on marketing day to inspire literacy and healthy eating.

A pleasing window into the world of the farmers’ market — School Library Journal, starred review

Sprightly illustrations and engaging rhymes will leave readers eager to sample market bounty — Kirkus Reviews

This cheerful collection of verse offers an enticing introduction to farmers’ markets — Booklist

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)