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- Hands Up: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Intermediate) March 28, 2023 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Practice and gain confidence in your American Sign Language skills for library settings in this interactive series. Tuesdays, March 21 to April 25, 2023 from 11 AM-12 PMEastern/ 10 AM-11 AM Central/ 9 AM-10 AM Mountain/ 8 AM-9 AM Pacific. Online sessions via Zoom (6 weeks, 1 hour per week). Register at https://storiesbyhand.com/webinars/
- Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Spring Signs March 29, 2023 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Learn American Sign Language for spring storytimes in this interactive session! Individual: $40. Group rates available. https://storiesbyhand.com/webinars/
- Hands Up: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff Online (Beginners) March 29, 2023 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Learn and practice American Sign Language for library settings in this interactive series. Hands Up! Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Beginner) Wednesdays, March 29-May 3, 2023 from 1 PM-2 PM Eastern/ 12 PM-1 PM Central/ 11 AM-12 PM Mountain/10 AM-11 AM Pacific Online sessions via Zoom (6 weeks, 1 hour per week). Register at https://storiesbyhand.com/webinars/
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Category Archives: picture books
Register now for online Picture Book Revision Workshop
Picture Book Revision Workshop with Kathy MacMillan Hosted by The Writer’s Center 2 Tuesdays: 6:30 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT June 21 – June 28. $100.00. Let’s dig in together and polish your picture book! Bring your completed picture … Continue reading
Q and A with the author and illustrator of THE RUNAWAY SHIRT
Congratulations to Claire Freeland, winner of the giveaway of signed copy of THE RUNAWAY SHIRT! Find out more about the book and get your copy at https://tinyurl.com/runawayshirt On September 1, 2020, illustrator Julia Castaño shared a storytime and art … Continue reading
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
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
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
15 Picture Books That Demonstrate “Show, Don’t Tell”
In my workshop, “The Secrets of Showing,” we explore revision tools to help writers spotlight the important themes and developments in their stories using dialogue, action beats, strong word choices, and more. Though writers often think of longer works as … Continue reading
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Coming this Fall: THE RUNAWAY SHIRT!
I’m so excited to announce that I have another picture book coming out this Fall from Familius Press. The Runaway Shirt is a silly story of mother-child bonding that was inspired by two things: The delighted giggles of my own toddler (now … Continue reading