Author Archives: kathymacmillan

July Programs for Families

Signs Under the Sea Dive into splashy stories, songs, and fun activities that explore the world of underwater animals through American Sign Language! For all ages. Click on the links below for more details. Tuesday, June 21 at 10:30 AM: Baltimore … Continue reading

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Read This!: DEAF UTOPIA by Nyle DiMarco

Deaf Utopia: A Memoir – And a Love Letter to a Way of Life by Nyle DiMarco with Robert Siebert Summary: In this moving and engrossing memoir, Nyle shares stories, both heartbreaking and humorous, of what it means to navigate … Continue reading

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Upcoming Programs: Signs Under the Sea

Join me at libraries all along the East Coast this summer for Signs Under the Sea Dive into splashy stories, songs, and fun activities that explore the world of underwater animals through American Sign Language! For all ages. Click on … Continue reading

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Register now for online Picture Book Revision Workshop

Picture Book Revision Workshop with Kathy MacMillan Hosted by The Writer’s Center 2 Tuesdays: 6:30 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT June 21 – June 28. $100.00. Let’s dig in together and polish your picture book! Bring your completed picture … Continue reading

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Little Hands Signing Professional Development on demand

Little Hands Signing Professional Development Series Season Pass Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! Learn how to incorporate ASL into storytime songs, rhymes, and stories in a respectful and effective way. Your Season Pass registration includes on-demand recording … Continue reading

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Read This!: TRUE BIZ by Sara Nović

True Biz by Sara Nović Summary: True biz (adj/exclamation; American Sign Language): really, seriously, definitely, real-talk True biz? The students at the River Valley School for the Deaf just want to hook up, pass their history final, and have doctors, politicians, … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Meet and Greet at Wellesley Books, MA

Meet and Greet at Wellesley Books Saturday, June 4, 2022, 2:00 – 3:00pm Wellesley Books 82 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02482, USA Come say hi, learn some signs, and join me for some fun takeaway activities!

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Read This!: SO THIS IS EVER AFTER by F.T. Lukens

So This Is Ever After by F.T. Lukens Summary: Arek hadn’t thought much about what would happen after he completed the prophecy that said he was destined to save the Kingdom of Ere from its evil ruler. So now that … Continue reading

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Register now for MG/YA Online Novel Revision Workshop – Starts June 1

Middle Grade/Young Adult Novel Revision Workshop 4 Wednesdays: 6:30 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT between June 1 – June 22 $195.00 Instructor: Kathy MacMillan ~ Hosted by the Writer’s Center Let’s tackle that revision! Bring your completed middle grade or young … Continue reading

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Register now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Summer Signs

Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In these interactive sessions, we’ll focus on basic ASL vocabulary for storytimes. Learn how to incorporate ASL into storytime songs, rhymes, and stories in a respectful and effective way. Registration includes … Continue reading

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