Third and fifth graders at Washington Academy were able to meet an author and receive a new book for the library. Belvidere native Mike Doyle visited the school on Wednesday, October 11 and read an excerpt from his book, The 1967 Belvidere Tornado. He also donated his book to the school's library for students to check out. Doyle is a retired high school journalism teacher and former professional journalist. He has written six books.