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Bestselling author Jeff Kinney to meet with district fifth and sixth graders

Oct. 20, 2014—The Guilderland Central School District is pleased to welcome New York Times bestselling author Jeff Kinney to the district on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series debuted in 2007 and is beloved by children across the globe.

During his visit, Kinney will be speaking with fifth graders from all five district elementary schools, as well as all sixth graders, about the craft of writing. He will also introduce his latest release, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, which will hit bookstores on Nov. 4.

“We are thrilled to have Jeff Kinney share the story about his journey to becoming a best-selling author,” said Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Demian Singleton, Ed.D.

Students will travel to the High School from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 to enjoy this exciting event. This is the first time Kinney has visited GCSD.