In our high-tech age of instantaneous, disposable information, my original intent was to simply document stories about my life to give to our children so that they would have something tangible to pass down to their kids and grandkids. Now I'm able to share my experiences with you.
Bikes, Trikes, Toads, and Roads: A Lifetime of Stories
© 2008-2010 Betty L. Smokov. All rights reserved.
I am available for school visits or community organizations as well as library and bookstore signings .
Below is a general presentation outline but the rogram can certainly be tailored to meet the needs of your group. I also can give mini-sessions with individual classes focusing on specific parts of a curriculum while relating the subject to stories from my book.
Students of all ages will enjoy stories about little-known facts in North Dakota such as the only earthquake ever recorded in 1968, science oddities like what caused the red
Presentation highlights (30-45 minute sessions)
Fact or Fiction icebreaker
Speaking fee: $75.00 for half-day visit plus .42/mile roundtrip from Steele, ND
snow in 1911 or how it's subjects like rationing during wartime, the building of the Liberty Memorial Bridge in Bismarck which my dad worked on, and how immigrants, like my grandparents, homesteaded in North Dakota back in the late 1800s.
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