Author Visits


Saltwater TaffyFort Washington ‘Patriot Readers’ can earn 10 AR Points by reading Eric DelaBarre’s award-winning adventure book, Saltwater Taffy.  Eric is a Fresno State Alumni and is an award winning filmmaker and author who began his career on NBC’s Law & Order

He will visit Fort Washington Elementary to give an assembly to the 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade students on June 7, 2017

Often called a Stand By Me meets The Goonies styled adventure, Saltwater Taffy follows the lives of five ‘tweens’ as they hunt for buried treasure during the 4th of July weekend.  The book is not only endorsed by 12 Teachers of the Year around the country, but is the winner of two Children’s Book Gold Medal Awards and an Accelerated Reader title.

In advance of Eric’s visit to Fort Washington Elementary on June 7, 2017, copies of Saltwater Taffy can be purchased at this year’s Scholastic Book Fair. 

If you would like to take advantage of the PRE-VISIT SALE PRICE of $12.95 and order a copy of Saltwater Taffy for your child, you can pay by check ($12.95+tax=$14.98 via the take home flyer sent home with students) or purchase with a credit card and the PAYPAL button to the right. 

Eric will sign each copy with a personal message after the Patriot Reader Assembly on June 7, 2017.  Copies of Saltwater Taffy will be available to purchase at the assembly, but they will be priced at the full retail price of $15.95.  If you want to become a Patriot Reader winner and pick up 10 points while reading a fast-paced treasure hunting adventure before the author visits Fort Washington, pick up a copy at the Book Fair today! 

***** IF YOU PURCHASE via PayPal, please BRING IN YOUR PAYPAL receipt to the book fair in exchange for your copy of Saltwater Taffy *****


Children's Adventure Book


Copies of Saltwater Taffy
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