Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Quarantine Special! Little Hands Signing Video Sessions Now Available!

Book an interactive session for your family or group and celebrate American Sign Language through stories, songs, and more – all while social distancing in the comfort of your own home! Kathy MacMillan presents interactive theme-based classes that combine age-appropriate … Continue reading

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Video Storytimes with NITA’S FIRST SIGNS and SHE SPOKE

I’m delighted to share two online storytimes I got to present this week: Here’s NITA’S FIRST SIGNS, presented in American Sign Language, as part of #OperationASLStorytime and hosted by D-PAN.TV: The Sign Language Channel. (English captioning coming soon for the … Continue reading

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Join me this Saturday for a live SHE SPOKE storytime online!

Join me this Saturday, March 28 at 1 PM Eastern/10 AM Pacific for a live Facebook storytime featuring She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World!   And don’t forget to enter the giveaway for a … Continue reading

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Check out DCI’s Online Auction!

The Deaf Camps, Inc. 2020 Online Auction is open for bids through April 15! Lots of cool stuff for writers – including manuscript and query critiques from agents Steven Malk, Hannah Mann, and Andrea Morrison of Writers House and signed … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Win a signed copy of SHE SPOKE!

In honor of Women’s History Month, I’m giving away a signed copy of She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World! You’ll also receive a set of 8 girl power stickers!  Read about these inspiring women and hear … Continue reading

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Read This!: SHOW ME A SIGN by Ann Clare LeZotte

Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte Summary: Mary Lambert has always felt safe and protected on her beloved island of Martha’s Vineyard. Her great-grandfather was an early English settler and the first deaf islander. Now, over a hundred … Continue reading

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Read This!: HELP WANTED: MUST LOVE BOOKS by Janet Sumner Johnson

Help Wanted: Must Love Books by Janet Sumner Johnson Summary: When Shailey’s dad gets a new job, she loses her bedtime reading partner. She immediately starts interviews to fill the position and is thrilled when her favorite fairy tale characters … Continue reading

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SHE SPOKE selected for the Rise 2020 Booklist

I’m so honored that She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World was selected for the Rise 2020 Booklist. And what fantastic company it’s in! Each year Rise: A Feminist Book Project recommends recent books with … Continue reading

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Sign Language for Children in Storytime or the Classroom starts March 2!

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, March 2, 2020 and continuing for 6 weeks (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials.) … Continue reading

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The Great American Sign Language Mystery comes to Lewes, DE

Homeschool Connection: The Great American Sign Language Mystery Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 1 PM Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, DE 19958   Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt … Continue reading

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