Hosted by the Gunn Library
In collaboration with the Hickory Stick Bookshop, we are pleased to welcome Wendy Gorton for a virtual author talk on her latest book 50 Hikes With Kids: New England. Gorton will share the best hikes for little legs in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont and help parents and caregivers spark a love of nature in childhood and beyond. Gorton will discuss technology usage on the trail and highlight the best little adventures just outside your door.
Wendy Gorton holds a master’s degree in learning technologies and is a former classroom teacher. As part of her quest to bring science education alive, she worked as a National Geographic Fellow in Australia researching Tasmanian devils, a PolarTREC teacher researcher in archaeology in Alaska, an Earthwatch teacher fellow in the Bahamas and New Orleans, and a GoNorth! teacher explorer studying climate change via dogsled in Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Today, she is a global education consultant who has traveled to more than fifty countries to design programs, build communities, and train other educators to do the same.
Signed copies of this book are available at the Hickory Stick Bookshop. Visit their website at https://www.hickorystickbookshop.com/ or call them at 860-868-0525.