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Elementary School Welcoming Award-Winning Author

photo of Bruce Coville, credit Charles Wainwright

(Photo by Charles Wainwright)


Award-winning author Bruce Coville, who has penned more than 100 books for children and young adults, will visit students at Midlakes Elementary School on Thursday, Nov. 14.


A frequent speaker at schools, Coville’s works include picture books, chapter books, middle-grade novels, and young novels. His most popular titles include My Teacher Is an Alien, Into the Land of the Unicorns, and Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher.


Coville worked as an elementary school teacher before becoming a full-time writer. He lives in Syracuse with his wife, Katherine, who is an author and illustrator. For more on Coville and his works, visit