News & Events

Lots of exciting things happening! Below are some of my upcoming books and information on how you can meet me in person.

MY BOOK MADE THE BEST BOOKS OF 2016 LIST!

www.kirkusreviews.com/issue/best-of-2016/section/indie/

 

 

 

 

 

Children's Poetry Album

Here I am recording a poem for an upcoming children's poetry album! Others on the album include: Alfre Woodard, George Takei, Taye Diggs, Annie Potts, Judith Light, Maria Shriver, Jane Pauley, Judd Hirsch, Wendy Williams, Joyce DiDonato (Opera Star) Francis Collins (Scientist who mapped the human g-nome!) Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez, from Sesame Street Sonya Manzano, Alan Muraoko, Nora Dunn, Rosie Perez, Diane Reeves, Rob Morrow, Charles Busch, James Patrick Stewart, Gregory Jbara, Donna Lynn Champlin, Paige Davis, tons of Kids stars from the Disney Channel, and more! Can't wait for everyone to hear it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come See Me!

 

Virginia Reading Association Conference
March 16, 2017
A Fresh Look at Phonics 
Navigating Nonfiction

 

Utah Early Childhood Education Symposium 
Utah State University
June 28-29, 2017
A Fresh Look at Phonics
 

Illinois Reading Conference
October 5-6, 2017

 

 

 


 

Connecticut Reading Conference
November 8, 2017

 

Asia Speaking Tour 
November 9-23, 2016
Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung (Taiwan) and Guangzhou, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai (China)

 

 

 

 

 



 

Literacy for All Conference
October 23-25, 2016








 

 

International Literacy Association 2016 Conference
July 9-11, Boston
A Fresh Look at Phonics

 

 

 

 

 

West Virginia Reading Association Conference
November 19-20, 2015, The Greenbrier
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Jersey Dyslexia Conference (Glassboro, 2015)
Keynote Address: A Fresh Look at Phonics 

 

 

 

International Reading Association 
2015 Summer Conference
July 19th 
"Teaching Students to Read Informational Text"

 

 

Asia Speaking Tour 
November 10-30

Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia





 

 

 

 

 

International Reading Association
New Orleans, LA
May 10-11
Presentation: Phonics Kryptonite: 10 Fatal Phonics Flaws, Flubs, and Faux Pas
12:00 (Saturday), 11:00 (Sunday), Booth #1951

 

Here are some pictures from my March 2014 trip to Asia
(Taiwan, China, Korea).
To see more, go to:    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.722409294448496.1073741843.223245791031518&type=3

www.facebook.com/media/set/

 

 

 One of my favorite books from long ago . . .