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About the BookWhen Eva sits on her stoop trying to complete a school assignment by writing about what happens in her neighborhood, she gets a great deal of advice and action.
Book SynopsisEva, a would-be writer, sits on her New York City stoop with her notebook, waiting for something to happen. She has been given a homework assignment to record goings-on in her Manhattan neighborhood. Each neighbor who passes offers her useless writing tips, but it isn't until Eva takes matters into her own hands that exciting things begin to happen in her neighborhood -- enough to make a great story!A hilarious sequence of happenings ensues and Eva learns that you can find inspiration for writing anywhere if you observe carefully enough.
About the Author
Roni Schotter is the award-winning author (NCTE, Parents Choice Award, National Jewish Book Award, and others) of 23 books (Grade PreK-6).
A dynamic speaker who has visited over 100 schools and spoken to groups of children both large and small, she prefers intimate groups of 60 or less so that children don't view her as a celebrity, but rather as a writer, just like them.