Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Upcoming Appearances

Thursday April 25, 2019 at 6:00 PM: Barnes and Noble, Ellicott City Long Gate Shopping Center 4300 Montgomery Road Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-203-9001  Join us April 25th for a special author event and signing featuring authors Kathy MacMillan (She … Continue reading

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Registration now open for Basic ASL for Library Staff eCourse

Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, May 20, 2019 (6 weeks of lessons; Participants will have a total of 12 weeks to complete course materials) Instructor: Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S. Cost: $195.00 (discounts available for American Library Association members and bulk registrations) … Continue reading

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NITA’S DAY now available for pre-order!

Nita and her family are back in an all-new adventure that teaches 10 basic American Sign Language signs for babies and their grownups to use throughout the day: wake up, change, clothes, eat, potty, go, play, bath, book, and bed. … Continue reading

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NITA’S FIRST SIGNS Named 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist

Nita’s First Signs has been recognized as a finalist in the 21st annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards, in the Picture Book, Early Reader category! As part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books … Continue reading

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SHE SPOKE featured on #KidTimeStoryTime

She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World was recently featured on the KidTime StoryTime YouTube Channel! Storyteller and her peppy puppets highlight entries about Dr. Jane Goodall, Suzan Shown Harjo, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Dr. Temple … Continue reading

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Read This!: A QUESTION OF HOLMES by Brittany Cavallaro

A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro Summary: Charlotte Holmes and Jamie Watson think they’re finally in the clear. They’ve left Sherringford School—and the Moriartys—behind for a pre-college summer program at Oxford University. A chance to start from scratch and … Continue reading

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Read This!: TRANSFORMED: THE PERILS OF THE FROG PRINCE by Megan Morrison

Transformed: The Perils of the Frog Prince by Megan Morrison The third book in the Tyme series is a slam dunk from beginning to end. In GROUNDED and DISENCHANTED, Morrison turned familiar fairy tales on their heads; in this outing, … Continue reading

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Take the Read Local Challenge!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 2018/2019 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! The Read Local Challenge features traditionally-published authors and illustrators from Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington … Continue reading

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Register Now for Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom eCourse

Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide eCourse Instructor: Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S. Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, April 8, 2019 and continuing for 6 weeks (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials.) … Continue reading

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Read This!: IMMERSE by Tobie Easton

Immerse by Tobie Easton Summary: Lia can’t wait for her parents’ coronation. Now living in the sparkling palace beneath the waves, she sneaks off to Malibu whenever possible to see Clay. Tucked away in an abandoned seaside mansion, Lia and … Continue reading

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