Annunciation Elementary School Author Visit in Yonkers, New York

/ January 28, 2021

Yonkers is the closest upstate territory to border New York City on The Bronx side. Known for its spectacular views of the Palisades over the Hudson River, the district of Yonkers has a rich history that dates as far back as the 1640s.

Annunciation Elementary School Author Visit in Yonkers, New York

Author Visit in Yonkers, New York

On February 4, 2021, Lisa Caprelli, author of the best-selling children’s book series Unicorn Jazz, visited the Annunciation Elementary School in the Yonkers town of Tuckahoe.

The teachings and mission of the Annunciation School are finely in tune with the message and morals of our Unicorn Jazz stories.

Including their curriculum focused on academic and spiritual excellence, Annunciation School is also focused on inspiring and encouraging its students to reach their fullest potential both socially and emotionally as well.

 Here are some of our STEM and social emotional free educational Resources for teachers, librarians and parents that you can share now with teachers:
  1. UnicornJazz.com/Education (free curriculum download for book one social emotional learning )
  2. The Thing I Do – our newest book encourage kids to discover and share their talents and interests – click here for instant download.
  3. Bee-ing Happy Beyond the book – make your own Bee Happy pages
  4. Eye See You Choosing Kindness – Social emotional packet 
  5. UnicornJazz.com/Freecoloringpages to teachers and all students

Author Visit in Yonkers, New York

We are super excited to visit the Annunciation School as a member of our very own Unicorn Jazz Club Kid reader, Isabella Iannelli, is also a student of the school!

Fun Facts about Yonkers, New York

  • Elisha Otis invented the safety elevator in Yonkers in 1854. The company “Otis” is still the largest producer of elevators in the U.S. to this day!
  • The Otis Elevator Factory in Yonkers is also home to Kawasaki, the main leader in transit system building for the MTA, Metro North, and Long Island Railroad – including many others all over the world!
  • Yonkers comes from the old Dutch word “Jonk Herr”, meaning young lord or young gentleman.
  • FM Radio was invented in 1912 by Yonkers resident Edwin Armstrong.Author Visit in Yonkers, New York

How Far is Yonkers, New York from Huntington Beach, California, the HQ of Unicorn Jazz?

Being on the easternmost side of the U.S. from our HQ, Yonkers, New York, is a 41-hour drive from Huntington California.

GEOGRAPHY FROM OUR UNICORN JAZZ HEADQUARTERS TO YOUR SCHOOL! –Click for fun learning article.

Making Geography Fun

TEACHERS: Here are some of our STEM and Social Emotional Free Educational Resources you can share with your students:  (We always love feedback and sharing how they are being used in your classrooms! Write lisa@lisacaprelli.com)
stem learning unicorn jazz free education
  1. UnicornJazz.com/Education (free curriculum download for book one social emotional learning )
  2. The Thing I Do – our newest book encourage kids to discover and share their talents and interests – click here for instant download.
  3. Bee-ing Happy Beyond the book – make your own Be Happy pages
  4. Eye See You Choosing Kindness – Social emotional packet 
  5. UnicornJazz.com/Freecoloringpages to teachers and all students
  6. DIY Puppet Ideas – click for info

Pen Pals With A Children's Book Author

Pen Pal – Elementary School Writing Opportunity With Author of Unicorn Jazz – click to participate for free!

Letter writing encourages a love of reading, writing, creating and touches upon imagination and the arts.

If your young scholar wants to get into writing (and an adult is not making them do this), then my Pen Pals With A Children’s Book Author form is for them. It’s great for children 6–12, educators, classrooms, and libraries.

Pen pal a letter to a children's author

 

Songs also available on 30+ music platforms and Also available in SPANISH! Just ask

  1. Unicorn Jazz Friendship Song
  2. The Thing I Do
  3. Dance & Sing With Me
  4. Make That Smile a Little Bit Bigger
  5. Happiness News 
  6. Rainbow Song – April 2021

unicorn books for kids unicorn jazz series

Thank you for your support of literacy and the joy of books and learning! If you’d like to purchase a children’s book for your child’s library or as a gift, you can purchase any of them in paperback hardcover, ebook and Audible – on Amazon or Barnes & Noble online or ask for it at your favorite book retailer!

Author Visit in Yonkers, New York

Autographed and School bulk discounts available – just ask us!

Free Unicorn Jazz Play Wright / Theater Classroom Script  – for drama, music teachers and for when schools go back to live in person experiences.

Join us for WORLD READ ALOUD DAY 2021!

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