Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Interview with Jen Bryant, author of Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX

As my co-author Manuela Bernardi and I worked on our book, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World (along with another project we hope to be able to share with you soon!), we learned about so … Continue reading

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Read This!: Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy T. Mink and the Fight for Title IX by Jen Bryant

Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy T. Mink and the Fight for Title IX by Jen Bryant Summary: At an early age, Patsy Takemoto Mink learned that working toward a goal could come with challenges. But she never gave … Continue reading

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Register Now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Lovey Dovey Signs

Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Lovey Dovey Signs Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 2 PM Eastern/1 PM Central/12 PM Mountain/11 AM Pacific 1 hour, Online via Zoom Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In this interactive session, … Continue reading

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Register Now for Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Webinar

Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Workshop A 90-minute workshop, Thursday, February 10, 2002 at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific $79 per person; discounts available for ALA Members and groups Join veteran storyteller Kathy MacMillan to explore the fundamental differences between online … Continue reading

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Save 15% when you book for Summer Reading 2022 by February 1!

The Collaborative Summer Reading Theme for 2022 is: Oceans of Possibilities: Océano de Posibilidades. Stories by Hand has you covered with a high-energy, interactive program that features ASL vocabulary for oceans and ocean life: Signs Under the Sea Dive into … Continue reading

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Little Hands Signing Professional Development Series Season Pass

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 access to … Continue reading

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Registration now open for 2022 eCourses for Librarians and Educators!

Registration is now open for upcoming sessions of my popular eCourses through the American Library Association! American Sign Language for Library Staff, Level 1 eCourse begins January 24, 2022 American Sign Language for Library Staff, Level 2 eCourse begins March … Continue reading

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Register now for Winter/Spring Webinars and Series!

Hands Up: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Beginners) Fridays, February 18-March 25, 2022  from 1:30-2:30 PM Eastern/12:30-1:30 PM Central/11:30AM-12:30 PM Mountain/10:30-11:30 AM Pacific Learn and practice American Sign Language for library settings in this interactive series. Online sessions via Zoom … Continue reading

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Register now for Creative Coaching Groups: 6-Month Mentorship Program

I am excited to be mentoring a new crop of writers in the January to June 2022 Creative Coaching Groups! If you’re looking for a way to take your work to the next level, check out this program available exclusively … Continue reading

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Signed Copies of My Books Now Available in the DCI Online Bookstore!

Looking for a unique holiday gift? How about an autographed book? You can purchase autographed copies of my books – with some terrific bundle deals from Deaf Camps, Inc.’s Online Bookstore. All proceeds go directly to Deaf Camps, Inc.’s scholarship … Continue reading

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