Orchard Ridge had two author visits. In October, J Scott Savage inspired students with humorous stories on writing and perseverance. Up to sixty students checked-out his books this year! In June, Caldecott Award Winning author of Snowflake Bentley, Jacqueline Briggs Martin visited Orchard Ridge's fourth graders. Martin explained her research process for her book on urban farming, Farmer Allen and the Growing Table. Meeting engaging and critically acclaimed authors excited and engaged students.