Co-presenting new middle grade fiction and nonfiction with colleagues Ashley Lambacher, Media Specialist Memorial Middle School, and Scott Jones, 5th grade teacher JW Reason Elementary School AND Co-presenting “Critical Conversations” with Tiffany Thomas, The Hub AND Co-presenting with Weaver 8th grade Language Arts Teachers on Using Jason Reynolds Books in the 8th Grade Classroom.
Appearing with co-writer Liz Deskins to promote LGBTQAI+ Books for Children and Teens: Providing a Window for All https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/lgbtqai-books-children-and-teens-providing-window-all
They will speak with educators at 4:00, then the general public at 7:00.
Co-presenter with Liz Deskins, on LGBTQAI+ books for children and teens.
Choosing the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Winner, and beginning 2020 term on the Caldecott Award Committee!
Award winning author, Alan Gratz, whose latest book is the phenomenal title Refugee, will be talking with my middle school students.
He will speak about his newest book Tradition and sign books.
Beginning as of now an unnamed writer's retreat at our new log home in Mt. Gilead. Hope it's a success and it will grow!
Attending as a consultant for Cover to Cover Book Store, Columbus, OH.