Would you like your students to meet and hear a local author of children's storybooks? Does your school participate in Family Reading Night? Roger Neal is a former schoolteacher and native of the Northern Indiana area. His writing and storytelling are often inspired by the intriguing mountain area of Crystal, Colorado where he spends his summer vacations.



  • BS - Indiana State College
  • MS - Indiana University
  • Special Education teacher for 37 years, Elkhart Community Schools
  • Author of five books


Schools/Clubs Where
Mr. Neal has Presented:

  • Elkhart Community Schools - Elkhart, IN
  • Concord Community Schools - Elkhart, IN
  • Patricksburg Elementary School - Patricksburg, IN
  • Wamsley Elementary School - Rifle, CO
  • Country Day School - Aspen, CO
  • Stapleton Elementary - Joplin, MO
  • Lion's Clubs
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority


Mr. Neal's storytelling consists of a highly entertaining monologue involving audience participation. He would be very interested in scheduling a speaking engagement with your school or organization.

Terms of Visit

To appear at your school please contact Mr. Neal by letter, email, or phone:

Crystal Tale Books
59223 Park Shore Dr.
Elkhart, IN 46517


email Roger

Speaking fee:
 • $150

  • Additional presentations are $50 per session.

Suggested Schedule:
 • 40-50 minute sessions
 • may schedule a book sales and signing session


copyright ©2003-2013 Roger Neal