On October 26, award-winning author, Melinda Long, visited Washington Center to read two of her books to the students, How I Became a Pirate and Pirates Don’t Change Diapers.Students enjoyed hearing her stories, learning about pirates, and practicing how to talk like a pirate. After the readings, the author posed for pictures and signed books for students and staff.

Award-winning author Melinda Long visited Washington Center to share two of her pirate-themed books, pictured with Mr. McKenzie Riley’s class.