Children’s book author, Julie White visited libraries throughout the Similkameen and Okanagan as part of the ‘Okanagan Reads for Kids’ program held earlier this year.
Julie White is from Armstrong, B.C. She has written four books (a series) — The Secret Pony, High Fences, Riding Through Fire and Under the Wire.
White is a Pony Club Examiner riding instructor and a course designer. She and her husband live on their horse farm in Armstrong where they raise thoroughbreds for racing and jumping.
On February 14, Vermilion Forks Elementary grade four students, along with home-school students, enjoyed a reading by Julie White. “The kids enjoyed her very much, said local community librarian, Sharon Dennis, “She was great.”
Throughout the libraries she visited, White held a draw for an autographed set of her books. On Wednesday, April, 16, librarian Sharon Dennis presented grade four teacher Raelene Campana with a set of White’s books for the Vermilion Forks Elementary School library.