Author Carmen Agra Deedy visits Canton ES | Arts & Culture
CANTON, Ga. -- Students at Canton Elementary School STEM Academy were thrilled when one of their favorite authors visited earlier this month.
Carmen Agra Deedy is a much-loved author of children's books. She has published more than 20 of them, most notably "The Library Dragon" and "Agatha's Feather Bed."
During her visit to Canton, Deedy told some of her most popular stories to students. She also spoke to them about the importance of becoming strong readers, writers and speakers.
Deedy was born in Havana, Cuba and came to the U.S. as a refugee in 1964. She lives in Decatur, where she is constantly honing her storytelling skills.
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