Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Upcoming Events

Signing at Barnes and Noble, Ellicott City, MD Saturday, December 7 from 10 AM-11:30 AM Long Gate Shopping Center 4300 Montgomery Road Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-203-9001 Come on in to purchase signed copies of NITA’S FIRST SIGNS, SHE SPOKE: … Continue reading

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It’s UK Release Day for the DAGGER AND COIN paperback!

Dagger and Coin publishes in the United Kingdom today in paperback! Get your copy now: To celebrate, I am running a swag pack  giveaway on Twitter (open internationally) between now and December 5! #DaggerAndCoin comes out in the … Continue reading

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Registration now open for Winter/Spring eCourses for Librarians and Educators!

Registration is now open for upcoming sessions of my popular eCourses through the American Library Association! Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff eCourse begins January 13, 2020. Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical … Continue reading

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Featured Programs for Summer Reading 2020

The Collaborative Summer Reading Theme for 2020 is: Imagine Your Story, featuring fairy tales, mythology, and fantasy I’ve got you covered with programs for all ages that fit the theme! For all ages: Once Upon a Sign Come away to … Continue reading

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Coming Up in November: The Great American Sign Language Mystery


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Take the Read Local Challenge!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 2019/2020 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! Discover books by people who live in your own state – maybe even your own … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings

What a wild October it’s been so far! My house has been on the market for nearly a year, and it finally sold – with less than 2 weeks to pack everything up and move out! I am so grateful … Continue reading

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Read This!: OUR YEAR IN LOVE AND PARTIES by Karen Hattrup

Our Year in Love and Parties by Karen Hattrup Summary: Tucker knows that some relationships take work. With his best friend, Bobby, and his mom, everything is simple, steady. His dad, on the other hand, seems to only show up … Continue reading

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See you this Sunday at the MD Renaissance Festival!

I’ll be signing at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville, MD this Sunday!  Hope to see you there! Sunday, October 6,  11 AM-5 PM: Maryland Renaissance Festival: Visiting Author at Page After Page Bookstore Come learn to write your name … Continue reading

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Coming soon in paperback: DAGGER AND COIN!

Dagger and Coin releases in paperback on October 15! To celebrate, my cat Mary helped me out with this introspective photoshoot: And I’m also celebrating with a giveaway over on Twitter! DAGGER AND COIN comes out in paperback on 10/15! … Continue reading

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