MEET SHARON RITT


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Past Events

Sat - Oct 18, 2014
Storytime at Saguaro National Park
Join Sharon for a special storytime at the Saguaro National Park in Tucson on Saturday, October 18, at 10 a.m. Sharon will read her book, “GQ GQ. Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail” and talk about the Gambel’s quail and its environment. She will also show children how to make “paper plate puppets” of the story animals and birds. Saguaro National Park is located at 2700 N. Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 85743.
Sat - Apr 19, 2014
Sat. April 19, 2014 Fort Collins, Colorado, Council Tree Library
At 10:15 AM at the Council Tree Library in Fort Collins, Colorado, Sharon will share her children’s book: GQGQ. Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail, in the community room, as well as talk about Sonoran desert plants and animals. Each child will have the opportunity to create Paper Plate Puppets to re-tell the GQ story. After the program, Sharon’s books will be available for signing.
Sat - Mar 15, 2014
Sat. and Sun. March 15 and 16, 2014 Tucson Festival of Books
Sat. and Sun. March 15th and 16th , 2014 Tucson Festival of Books Sharon will be participating in the Tucson Festival of Books, in Tucson, Arizona, March 15th and 16th, 2014. She will be available for book signing both days, as well as participating in a panel and story time during the day on March 16th. Sharon will share her book GQGQ. Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail children’s book, as well as provide music activities for those attending her sessions.
Sat - Feb 15, 2014
Sat - February 15, 2014 Desert Botanical Garden
On Saturday, February 15, 2014 Sharon will be at the Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway in Phoenix, to read her new children’s book, GQGQ. Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail to young people in the Youth Facility building. Music and movement activities and creating Paper Plate Puppets will be part of the morning activities. Each child will receive a copy of Sharon’s book and she will be available for signing these after the program.
Sun - Feb 2, 2014
Sat - Feb 8, 2014 Cave Creek Regional Park
On Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the Cave Creek Regional Park, Sharon will talk about the Sonoran desert, its plants and animals and share her book: GQGQ. Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail. Music and craft activities will be available for the participants and Sharon will sign copies of her book, which will be available for purchase from the gift shop.
Sat - Jan 18, 2014
Upcoming Events in 2014
Sat - Jan 18, 2014 Estrella Mt. Regional Park
On Saturday Jan. 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM Sharon will share her children’s story, GQGQ Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail at the Estrella Mountain Regional Park, 1405 W. Vineyard Avenue, Goodyear, AZ. Along with storytelling, Sharon will have musical and craft activities for the participants and will also sign copies of her book.
Sun - Nov 24, 2013
Sun - Nov 24, 2013
On Sunday, November 24, 2013 Sharon participated in the Desert Ridge, Barnes and Noble Book Fair, which was sponsored by the Greater Paradise Valley Reading Council from 1-3 PM. She shared her book GQGQ. Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail in the children’s book section. Music and crafts were also part of her program. A portion of the book sales were used to support community projects.
Sat - Nov 16, 2013
North Mountain Regional Park/Visitors Center
On Saturday Nov 16, 2013 Sharon will be at the North Mountain Regional Park and Visitors Center (located at 12950 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ) at 10:00 AM in the Resource Room /Library. She will read her new book GQGQ Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail and sing with the children. Sharon will also be available to sign books after the program. Several other FiveStarPublications authors will be at the Visitor’s Center to present programs and also sign their books from 9AM to 1 PM.
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Sat - Nov 9, 2013
Sun - Nov 9, 2013
On Saturday, Nov 9, 2013 at the Barnes and Noble, Kierland store, 7030 E. Greenway Pkway, Scottsdale, AZ, Sharon will present a program about her book, GQGQ Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail, complete with stories, puppets and songs at 3:30 PM. After the program she will be available to sign copies of her book which are available at this B & N location.
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Sun - Nov 3, 2013
Scholastic Book Fair
Local author, storyteller and songstress Sharon I. Ritt will help kick off the Scholastic Book Fair with a fun afternoon of story telling, song and books galore on Sunday, November 3 at 3 p.m. at the East Valley JCC, 908 North Alma School Road, Chandler, AZ 85224. Admission: $3 per child over 1. Free for adults. Scholastic books and Little Five Star books will be available for purchase. A percentageof all book sales will benefit the Early Childhood Learning Center at the JCC.
Sat - Sep 21, 2013
APS Back to School Fair for Teachers
Past Events Sat – Sept 21, 2013 Sharon participated in the APS Back to School Fair for Teachers held at the Arizona Science Center and ASU facility in downtown Phoenix. She presented a program using five different structured poetry writing examples that teachers (Grades 1-5) can use to help students express their ideas with poetry.
Sat - Jul 13, 2013
Pueblo Grande Museum
10AM to 11AM
Sharon will present a program of stories and songs at the Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix from 10AM to 11AM. After the program she will be available in the Museum Gift Shop to sign her books.
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Thu - Jun 13, 2013
9:45 AM
Desert Foothills Library
Cave Creek, AZ    
Sharon will present a program of songs and stories for children at 9:45 AM. She will also tell the story of GQGQ. Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel’s Quail—Sharon’s new book. A book signing will take place after story time in the community room of the library.
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