Category Archives: Nita’s First Signs

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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World Read Aloud Day is February 5!

I’m so excited that Nita’s First Signs and She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised their Voices and Changed the World are featured in the Familius World Read Aloud Day Booklist!   World Read Aloud Day, founded by LitWorld, is an opportunity … 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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Terrific Teacher Resources

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

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NITA’S FIRST SIGNS is a 2018 Foreword INDIES Silver Winner!

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

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NITA’S FIRST SIGNS Named 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist

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

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Upcoming Events

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

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One more signing before Christmas!

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

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UK Releases and Upcoming Events

Sword and Verse released in paperback in the UK this week, with Dagger and Coin to follow in hardcover on December 27! Upcoming Events

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40% off NITA’S FIRST SIGNS!

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!

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