|Author: Falls Church, VA
|Books:||I have over 18 books in print, with more coming. Many are curriculum-based.
Chapter books (nonfiction): KANGAROO TO THE RESCUE and PARROT GENIUS (National Geographic) more coming
Picture books: ALFIE THE APOSTROPHE and PENNY AND THE PUNCTUATION BEE (Albert Whitman & Co.)
Explorer series: eight titles including CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT (State Standards Publishing, Inc.Civil Rights: six titles on Virginia civil rights leaders, including LINWOOD HOLTON and OLIVER HILL (State Standards Publishing, Inc.); one on LBJ and the civil rights movement (forthcoming from My Core Library, an imprint of ABDO)
|Fee:||$500 for two 45-50 minute programs (includes Lunch with the Author for a small group); additional programs for $150 each. All day visit (six programs)--$1000. I don’t charge travel expenses anywhere in Virginia or the DC metropolitan area.|
|Availability:||I have programs suited for all elementary grades (K-6) and any size audience—call or email to determine what will work best for your students!|
|Features:||All my programs are interactive and many are directly related to SOL or core-curriculum subjects. My punctuation programs are fun (we do punctuation magic tricks and have a punctuation bee) and are best suited for grades 2-4. My explorer and civil rights programs are informative and involve the students, usually grades 3-5. And I can do programs about animals and writer workshops for any age. And for the little ones, I do a visit from the Alphabet Lady. Please see my website for more details.|