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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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Category Archives: On Reading
I’ve posted a round-up of the most common questions I get about Sword and Verse, my writing process, and my favorite stuff. Which Hogwarts House would I be Sorted into? Do I write longhand on a computer? What’s my favorite … Continue reading
November is Picture Book Month! This international literacy initiative, founded by author and storyteller Dianne de Las Casas, celebrates the print picture book during the month of November. Check out the Picture Book Month website, which will feature daily posts from “picture … Continue reading
I was delighted to be asked to contribute to the fun novel and poem pairings at Laura Shovan’s Author Amok blog. I had a ball finding the perfect poem to share with one of my favorite books, Enthusiasm by Polly … Continue reading
Not long ago I had the pleasure of reading Kelly Fiore’s Just Like the Movies, the story of two unlikely friends who set out to recreate scenes from their favorite romantic films in their own lives. Marijke and Lily are … Continue reading