Category Archives: Contests and Giveaways

THE RUNAWAY SHIRT Storytimes!

If you missed the online launch celebration for The Runaway Shirt, you can still check out the videos below!         The Runaway Shirt Storytime in English   The Runaway Shirt Storytime in ASL   Order The Runaway Shirt … Continue reading

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THE RUNAWAY SHIRT launches today!

Happy book birthday to my newest book, The Runaway Shirt!  With beautiful, playful illustrations by Julia Castaño, this picture book features a mother and child on an imaginative laundry adventure! The story is based on a game my own kiddo and I … Continue reading

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THE RUNAWAY SHIRT releases one week from today! Win a signed copy!

How’s this for a nice surprise in these terrible times? I just found out that my newest picture book, The Runaway Shirt, which was originally supposed to release September 1, has been moved forward to August 12! That means that this sweet … Continue reading

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Oh, The Places Your Mind Can Go!

I was honored to be asked to share a writing prompt for CHARM: Voices of Baltimore Youth, an inspiring literary magazine for teens. Seriously, check out their current project, “This is Not a Snow Day”, which documents life in Baltimore … Continue reading

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New Little Hands Signing Video: Bathtime, Bathtime

  Here’s a fun bathtime song to sing and sing after reading Nita’s Day!   Bathtime, Bathtime: A Song to Sign This is the latest entry in my Little Hands Signing video series. See the whole series here and look … Continue reading

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NITA’S DAY launches today!

Happy book birthday to my newest book, Nita’s Day: More Signs for Babies and Parents! The second book in the Little Hands Signing series features Nita and her family using American Sign Language all day long! With adorable, bold illustrations by … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Win a signed set of NITA’S FIRST SIGNS and NITA’S DAY!

In honor of the release of Nita’s Day, the second book in the Little Hands Signing Series, on May 12, I’m giving away a signed copy of the set! This makes a great gift and may be personalized. Must by … 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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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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Join in the Read Local Challenge!

It’s not to late to take 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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