Author Margaret Peterson Haddix to speak at benefit for The Pauline H. Siegel Eclipse Fund and The Transverse Myelitis Association.
6:00 PM Meet the author and The Eclipse Fund reception
7:00 PM Author talk and book signing to follow
Admission to the event is FREE. Your donation to The Pauline H. Siegel Eclipse Fund is welcome. A table will be set up at the reception to accept your donation. If you are not able to attend the author talk but would like to donate to The Pauline H. Siegel Eclipse Fund, you can do so through the “Donate” button below.
Margaret Peterson Haddix has written more than 40 books for children and young adults including Double Identity, Uprising, The Shadow Children Series and now has a new book, Summer of Broken Things coming out in April. Her books have been honored with New York Times best-seller status, The International Reading Association children’s books award, among many other awards. She was a favorite of Worthington Estates teacher, Pauline Siegel.
The Pauline H. Siegel Eclipse Fund was established shortly after Pauline died in a tragic accident in August 2017. The Fund supports and accelerates research on rare neuro-immune disorders. Pauline was an elementary school teacher for 25 years in the Worthington School district. She was diagnosed with transverse myelitis in 1994 and shortly thereafter helped to establish The Transverse Myelitis Association.