#MotownWriters Author Feature: Carol Paukstis #Michlit #MotownLit
Carol Paukstis has over 25 years experience as an Elementary Teacher, reading consultant, Adult Ed.Instructor in several school districts in Michigan: Farmington, Ludington, Okemos, Flushing, Flint-Mott HS, Genesee County Sheriff Dept. She is now retired and is a Literacy Coach. Carol enjoys reading and playing scrabble, freighter watching and steam engines, agate hunting on the shores of Lake Superior, taking photos of lighthouses, listening to music, and traveling- especially visiting family and having her grandsons spend the night. Carol is a member of the American Business Women’s Association and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and the Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce. She and her husband, Carleton, live in Port Huron. Carol has one daughter Catherine, son-in-law Jason, and two grandsons, Avery and Mitchell.
About the book:
Treasured moments at grandmother’s house and unconditional love for her grandson is portrayed in this culturally diverse book. He tells us about his overnight stay and how he and his grandmother play with trains, play outside, eat his favorite foods, and play shadow games. It is a loving, heartwarming story written from the author’s heart, encouraging all grandparents world wide to spend time with their grandchildren, thus spreading sunshine in their lives while creating a legacy.
The author will be participating Saturday, June 24 at the First Blue Water Author’s Event at the Convention Center in Port Huron. She will also be reviewing her book Monday, June 26 , at the AAUW Book Club in Ludington, MI. She will also be participating at the Kerrytown Authors Fair this fall in Ann Arbor.
Connect With The Author:
Facebook: Carol Butterwick Paukstis-Cook
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