I’m looking forward to connecting with readers, librarians and educators this fall with the release of THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN: POEMS ABOUT OUR 16TH PRESIDENT Here’s where I’ll be:

Thurs.- Sat. 10/3-10/5 – Illinois Reading Council Conference, Peoria – Presenting POETRY AND HISTORY IN THE PRIMARY GRADES TAKE CENTER STAGE on Friday, 10/4

Wed. 10/9 – SCBWI-IL Champaign-Urbana, IL Network Meeting, Urbana Free Library 7 pm – Presenting my TOP 10 TIPS for PUBLISHING SUCCESS program to local area writers and illustrators.

Thurs. – Sat. 10/10 – 10/12 – AISLE & IATE Conference – Presenting HARNESSING THE POWER OF POETRY IN THE PRIMARY GRADES THROUGH THE EYES OF HISTORY on Fri. 10/11

Tues. 11/5 – Anderson’s Bookshop, Downers Grove, IL 7 pm BOOK LAUNCH PARTY w/ fellow author Claudia Guadalupe Martinez – Programs, Cake, Craft, Signings, Celebrations!

Wed. 11/6 Author Night, Chippewa Elementary School, Palos Heights, IL

Sat. 11/9 Barbara’s Bookstore, Hawthorne Mall in Vernon Hills, IL 1 pm – Program, Craft, Signing

Sun. 11/10 Booked Bookstore, Evanston, IL 11 am – Appearance w/ w/ fellow author Claudia Guadalupe Martinez – Programs, Craft, Signings

Tues. 11/12 Assistance League Chicagoland West Books & Brunch Charity Event, The Abbington, Glen Ellyn– Featured speaker along with NY Times best-selling authors Jill Santopolo and Mary Kubica

Thurs. 11/14 SCBWI-IL Oak Park/Near West Network Meeting, Oak Park Main Public Library 7 pm – Presenting my TOP 10 TIPS for PUBLISHING SUCCESS program to local area writers and illustrators.

Sat. 11/16 The Book Stall, Winnetka, IL 10:30 am – Program, Craft, Signing

Fri. 11/22 NCTE Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD – 1 pm Charlesbridge Booth – Signing; 3:30 pm Member of  Panel Discussion about Informational Texts

Sat. 11/23 NCTE Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD – Table Host for THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN at the Children’s Awards Luncheon

Sat. 11/30 The Bookmark, Neptune Beach, FL 9 am – Program, Craft, Signing

Sat. 12/7 The Book Loft, Amelia Island, FL 10 am – Program, Craft, Signing thru 1 pm

For more information on any of these events or to schedule something else in the same area, please contact Eileen.