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At the International Literacy
Association conference


Photo by Marty Figley

You can contact Gail at gailjarrow@gailjarrow.com

Author Visits


Gail and elementary students in Honesdale, PA,
talk about magic and The Amazing Harry Kellar.

Presentations are most appropriate for grades 4 to adult.  Gail will work with a school to offer a program that best fits its students and curriculum.

Please contact her by email for more on fees and dates.

Examples of topics include:

  • Researching Nonfiction - Using primary and secondary sources.  Finding authoritative online information. Locating archival documents. Searching for photographs and illustrations. Fact-checking. Taking notes. Avoiding plagiarism.
     
  • Writing Technique - Eye-catching titles, engaging beginnings, page-turning middles, satisfying endings, essential revisions.

  • The Path to Publication - Developing an idea into an article or book. Focusing the topic. Outlining, writing, and rewriting. Working with an editor. Checking page proofs.

  • Bubonic Plague
                    History of Plague
                    Plague in the United States
                    Biology of Plague - how it spreads, how it affects the body, how it can be controlled

  • Typhoid Fever
                    Typhoid Mary and why her case still matters
                    How disease detectives end outbreaks
                    When having dirty hands could kill you


  • In Frewsburg, New York, Gail shows 7th & 8th grade students Robert H. Jackson's elementary school report cards -- a sample of the archival documents she used in her research of the justice's life.


    In a presentation to middle and high school students,
    Gail discusses Robert Jackson's Opening Address
    at the 1945 Nuremberg Trial.

    Pellagra and Epidemiology
                    How scientists stopped the pellagra epidemic
                    What you don’t eat can make you sick
                    How changes in the South post-Civil War led to the                        pellagra outbreak

  • Harry Kellar and Magic
                     Kellar’s life and career from a small-town childhood
                            to international star
                     The secrets behind magic
                     Entertainment from post-Civil War to
                            early 20th century

  • Civil War Spy Balloons
                     Thaddeus Lowe
                     Abraham Lincoln’s Spies
                     Civil War

  • Robert H. Jackson
                      How he rose from farm boy to Supreme Court
                             Justice
                      Researching his life
                      New Deal & FDR
                      World War II
                      Nuremberg Trial and International Law
                      Court Decisions
                             freedom of speech & religion
                             Japanese internment
                             school segregation
                             presidential powers





At Washington's Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum with Lincoln's Flying Spies:


Celebrating the day with Thaddeus Lowe's great-great grandson, Lance Ferm.


Gail meets "Thaddeus Lowe" and "Abraham Lincoln" on the National Mall. Behind them is a replica of Lowe's spy balloon.


A new plaque marks the historic spot where Thaddeus Lowe demonstrated
his balloon for President Lincoln 150 years ago.


Pictures from other events:


Gail attends the National Press Club Book Fair
in Washington.


Robert H. Jackson: New Deal Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice, Nuremberg Prosecutor was a featured title for the Big Read in New York's Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. After a Big Read event held at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York, Gail signs a book for Juanita Wallace Jackson.


Gail gives presentation about
Lincoln’s Flying Spies

at the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.


Book Signing at the launch of a replica of Thaddeus Lowe's Civil War spy balloon. Genesee Country Village and Museum, Mumford, NY.

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