What a great day at BookExpo and NYC!

I had such a wonderful day at BookExpo today.  My day started out with an author’s breakfast that included a panel of other children’s book authors who have new or upcoming books.  It was great listening to their experiences and how they relate to my own. After the discussion, I explored the exhibit hall, and ventured to the area my book would be on display.  It was both exciting and humbling to see Seas Apart here, among so many other great titles.  I also ran into a friend of mine from my days working at KMIZ TV in Missouri, Savannah Guthrie, who has a new book as well.  It was great… Read More

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Today’s an exciting day!

The boys and I flew into New York last night for BookExpo and BookCon.  Seas Apart is on display at both conferences!  Today, I will attend BookExpo to meet some industry folks, and tomorrow, the three of us will check out BookCon.  I’ll post more details and pictures as the day progresses. Read more about the conferences: http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/ http://www.thebookcon.com/

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B&N River Crossing Summer Reading Kickoff – May 20th, 11am-3pm

I know we all would love to see many, many books in the hands of children this summer!  I’m reaching out to share the news of this upcoming event with you and to ask you to please share the information with students, friends, and family.  Please feel free to come down to Barnes & Noble River Crossing (Keystone) on May 20th and join my friend and fellow author, Annette Oppenlander, and I as we do our best to inspire children.  While this event is geared for students through 6th grade, there will be authors present that have work geared towards upper middle grade interests. What is the Summer Reading Program?… Read More

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