A Day with Adam Selzer
February 19, 2013
Students from Social Studies, English, Science, Art, and Literary Society spent the day learning about history, writing, legends, and lore from Chicago author Adam Selzer.
Read the article in the Pantagraph: 'Smart Aleck' author uses ghost stories to tell history
Read the article in the Pontiac Daily Leader: Chicago author melds lessons with life
Pontiac Public Library hosted a talk and book signing with Adam in the evening at 6:00 p.m.
Many thanks to the Pontiac High School Education Foundation for making Adam's visit possible.
PTHS Projects and Adam's Books
Students will be reading Adam's books and completing projects in several different subject areas.
- Mr. Soares' Rhet II students
- Mrs. Brunner's English students
- Mrs. Bozarth's AP U.S. History students
- Mrs. Bozarth, Mr. Kraft, Mr. Sweetwood, and Mr. Treadway's U.S. History students
- Mr. Sweetwood's Illinois Studies students
- Mr. Vogt's Art III/AP students
- Mr. Hitchin's Physics students
Mr. Soares' Rhet II, Mrs. Bozarth's AP U.S. History, Mr. Vogt's Art, and Mr. Hitchin's Physics students' projects will be displayed throughout PTHS as well as at the Pontiac Public Library.
Additional class projects will be posted online.
Adam Selzer was born in Des Moines and now lives in Chicago, where he writes humorous books by day and researches history and ghost stories by night. After eleven published books, including the acclaimed Smart Aleck's Guide to American History and I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It, not to mention How To Get Suspended and Influence People, he is just famous enough to have a page on wikipedia.