On November 25th, Kindergarten to Grade 2 students enjoyed a visit with a children's author, Alison Lohans. She read her book Leaving Mr. Humphries to the students and shared how the bear in the book was inspired by the bear belonging to her son Christopher. This book is one of the Willow Award nominees for 2015. One of the comments made by a student after her visit was "she showed us that anyone can be an author". This is encouraging for students who are learning to write.