AUTHOR TELLS TALES OF NITTANY LION DURING NATIONAL MONTESSORI WEEK -The Wyoming Valley Montessori School celebrated National Montessori Week with a special visit from author Denise Kaminsky who has written a number of children’s books featuring the Penn State Nittany Lion. Her writings include “Nittany Lion has the Hiccups,” “Nittany Lion gets a Big Surprise,” and “Nittany Lion Tells the Legend of Princess Nit-a-Nee.” Mrs. Kaminsky worked with the students explaining her writing techniques, ideas for illustrations and the process from early sketches to the final product. A question and answer period followed the presentation and readings. Shown, Mrs. Kaminsky and students of the Wyoming Valley Montessori elementary class, front from left, Alexis Kostoff, Chloe Orfanella, Eliana Parra, Danielle Harris, Mountain Top; Daniel Jones, Nazzareno Capozucca, Ainsley Dean, Mountain Top and author Denise Kaminsky. Row two: Max Cigarski, Emma Horsley, Mountain Top, Levi Nordstrom, Drums; Tristan Nat, Jayce Decker, and Annabel Dobash, Mountain Top. Row three: Elizabeth Mantush, Nathan Kile, Jason Piavis, Wapwallopen, and Zachary Kile. Row four: Yousef Ramadan, Sean Wolfe, Philip Byriel, Mountain Top, Hunter Harahus, Jessica Kline, Mountain Top, Rylee Critchosin, Mountain Top, and Abigail Decker. Back row: Reece Fisher, Nick Werner, Augustin Canizares, William Filali, Kevin McNulty, Zaiden Kaminsky, Mountain Top, and Remedy Allport.