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- Signing in Storytime or the Classroom (6 week eCourse) begins March 2, 2020 Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide eCourseInstructor: Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S.Asynchronous eCourse featuring 6 weeks of lessons (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials)$250 (discounts available for ALA members and bulk registrations)Estimated Hours of Learning: 30 (Certificate of Completion available upon request) American Sign Language is most…
- Reading From Sea to Shining Sea at TownMall of Westminster (MD) March 7, 2020 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm TownMall of Westminster, 400 N Center St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA Celebrate Read Across America from 9am-3pm with games,activities, giveaways and more! Author Kathy MacMillan will be on hand from 10 am-noon signing her books Nita's First Signs, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World, Sword and Verse, and Dagger and Coin. This event is coordinated by the Carroll County Education Association.
- The Great ASL Mystery at Chantilly Regional Library (Chantilly, VA) March 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA Geared to ages 6-12. Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt for clues as sign language detective Kathy MacMillan leads silly stories, songs, and more. Kathy is the author of Nita’s First Signs and Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together.
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Attention Teachers, Librarians, Homeschoolers, and Readers: The READ LOCAL CHALLENGE is underway! We invite all schools, libraries, homeschool groups, scout troops … groups of any size to join us! Take the challenge to read as many books from participating … Continue reading →
Hello lovely reader, My Valentine special #LoveInBooks, featuring six other YA authors, has ended and a winner has been drawn for the giveaway. Thanks and a kiss to all who entered! I hope you enjoyed the series. … Continue reading →
Hello, lovely reader! Today is the first day of a multi-author Valentine’s Day special: #LoveInBooks. Seven of us have teamed up to share quotes from our books containing the word “love” from now through Valentine’s Day. Here’s the first quote … Continue reading →
A couple of weeks ago I got to go to my first GeekyCon, and it was fabulous! I left the con and went directly to a camp in the woods, which is why I haven’t gotten to post about it … Continue reading →
Today we’ll hear from author Celeste Lim, who shares her thoughts on diversity in children’s fiction as part of The Sweet Sixteens’ #SixteensBlogAbout May theme. Born in China and raised in Malaysia, Celeste holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and an MA from … Continue reading →
I recently had the enormous pleasure of interviewing my good friend, Megan Morrison, about her debut middle grade novel, GROUNDED: THE ADVENTURES OF RAPUNZEL, for the Sweet Sixteens’ debut author interview series, The Debut Club. This is an extended version … Continue reading →
When I was a child, I had the incredible good fortune to meet a woman who would shape the person I became, whose energy and belief in others helped me evolve from a shy little girl who cried in the … Continue reading →
Welcome to the fourth and final installment of my “Books That Made Me” series, part of the #SixteensBlogAbout series featuring The Sweet Sixteens’ favorite books and authors. So far in this little series, I have written about the book that … Continue reading →
Welcome to part three of my little series about my favorite books and authors, part of this month’s #SixteensBlogAbout topic over at The Sweet Sixteens. I’ve already written about two of the seminal books of my adolescence, Watership Down and … Continue reading →
So here’s the second in my little series, inspired by The Sweet Sixteens’ December #SixteensBlogAbout theme, “Favorite books and authors”. Last week I wrote about the book that made me a book evangelist, Watership Down by Richard Adams, and I mentioned how … Continue reading →