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- The Great ASL Mystery at Lewes Library (Lewes, DE) February 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lewes Public Library111 Adams Ave.Lewes, DE 19958302-645-4633 https://lewes.lib.de.us/ 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.Please register…
- 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…
- 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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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
It’s back to school time, and I’ve got some great resources related to my books for teachers! She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World This unique nonfiction picture book highlights 14 women who raised their … Continue reading
Nita’s First Signs has been named a winner in the 21st annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Foreword Reviews, a book review journal focusing on independently published books, announced the winners of its INDIES Book of the Year … Continue reading
Nita’s First Signs has been recognized as a finalist in the 21st annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards, in the Picture Book, Early Reader category! As part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books … Continue reading
Little Hands Signing Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All are welcome! Free programs; no registration required. Location: Eldersburg … Continue reading
One more chance to purchase signed copies of Nita’s First Signs, Dagger and Coin, and Sword and Verse before Christmas! I’ll be signing at the Ellicott City Barnes and Noble on Saturday, December 22 from 1-3 PM, along with Veronica … Continue reading
Sword and Verse released in paperback in the UK this week, with Dagger and Coin to follow in hardcover on December 27! Upcoming Events
It’s a great big SALE! Order Nita’s First Signs at 40% off the cover price! Makes a great gift for the young children, expecting parents, and educators on your list! Go to https://tinyurl.com/NitaSale and enter the code ReadingFamily to order!
This month has been a whirlwind, and the next one looks like it will be the same! I’ve got lots of news to share! Dagger and Coin releases next Tuesday! Kirkus calls it a “riveting fantasy sequel” and “[a] fine balance of … Continue reading
I was delighted to be interviewed by Jedlie for his podcast, Reading with Your Kids. We discussed the benefits of signing with all children, the power of bilingualism, and how Nita’s First Signs came to be. Click here to listen to a … Continue reading