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Author Jason Chin Visits Porters Point School

Author Jason Chin solicits ideas from the students for his illustration.

Students at Porters Point School met with author and illustrator Jason Chin on April 5. (For more information about Chin, visit

Chin with Emma Bergeron and Aiden McHugh from Mrs. Belaski's kindergarten class.

Chin was nominated for the 2010–2011 Red Clover Award for his book Redwoods. The award, for which ten titles are nominated annually, promotes the reading and discussion of contemporary picture books. Children in grades K–4 from around Vermont read (or are read) the nominated books and then vote for their favorite.

Chin with Jaden McKelvy, Jonah Dattilio, Hunter Navari, and Domenick Pittlitz from Mr. Shepherd's first grade class.

For more information about the Red Clover Award, please visit

Chin shows students a "dummy" copy of his book.