Children's Book Author Mike Graf

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Calendar of Events

The 2017 - 2018 calendar is currently being scheduled.

Special Events and Conferences

Current and Upcoming Calendar

Past Events

Special Events and Conferences

I have presented at a large number of special events and conferences over the past years.  Here are a few:

Author in Residence Faith Lutheran School 6th Grade Writer's Workshop, 12 Years Running - Las Vegas, NV Santa Clara School District Young Author's Exposition - Santa Clara, CA
Children's Literature Festival - Warrensburg, MO
Truman State University Children's Literature Festival - Kirksville, MO
Charlotte Huck Literature Festival - Redlands, CA
Academic Success Program for Youth in Foster Care - Redlands, CA
Homestead National Monument of America - Beatrice, NE
Allen City Young Author's Faire - Iola, KS
Elko Reading Council - North East, NV
Smiley Library Family Day - Redlands, CA
Nevada Reading Week Conference - Reno, NV
GATE/TAG Workshops - IA
Tehama County Writer's Faire - Red Bluff, CA
Plum Creek Literature Festival - Seward, NE
David R. Collins Literature Festival - Davenport, IA
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site TAG Presentations - Iowa
Glenn County Young Author's Faire - Orland, CA
American School Foundation - Monterrey, Mexico
ESRI Community Forum - Redlands, CA
Lassen County Young Author's Jamboree - Susanville, CA

Current and Upcoming Events

September 2017

Thursday September 7th
Author Presentation:  Notre Dame School- Chico, CA

October 2017

Tuesday October 24th
Author Presentation:  Springdale Elementary School- Springdale, UT

Wednesday October 25th
Presentation & Writer's Workshop:  Fossil Ridge Intermediate School- St. George, UT

Thursday October 26th
Orientation for 6th Grade Realistic Fiction Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School- Las Vegas, NV

November 2017

Wednesday November 29th
Author Presentations & Workshops:  Shannon Ranch School- Visalia, CA

December 2017

Thursday December 7th
Realistic Fiction Assembly & Writer's Workshops:  Gold River School - Gold River, CA

Sunday December 10th
Book Signing:  Nation's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Grant Grove- Kings Canyon NP, CA

January 2018

January 8-17
6th Grade Realistic Fiction Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School - Las Vegas, NV

Thursday January 18th
Author Presentation:  Meyerholz School - San Jose, CA

February 2018

Tuesday February 13th
Skype Author Presentation:  Shades Cahaba School - Homewood, AL

February 20-23 & 26-27
8th Grade Non-Fiction Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School - Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday February 28th
Author Presentation & Workshop:  Foothill Montessori School - Las Vegas, NV

March 2018

Friday March 2nd
Author Presentation:  Peters Elementary School - Garden Grove, CA

Tuesday March 6th
Author Presentation:  Sheldon Adelson Educational Campus - Las Vegas, NV

Past Events

June 2017

Thursday June 8th
Author Presentation:  Mullenix Ridge Elementary School - Port Orchard, WA

Friday June 9th
Author Presentation:  Helen Haller School - Sequim, WA
Author Presentation:  Grey Wolf School -  Sequim, WA

June 27th - 28th
Keynote Speaker & Breakout Sessions:  Iowa Reading Association Conference - Ames, IA

May 2017

Thursday May 4th
Author Presentation:  Emmerton Elementary School - San Bernardino, CA

Friday May 5th
Author Presentation:  Frances Parker School-  San Diego, CA

Tuesday May 9th
Author Presentation & Writer's Workshop:  Wildflower School - Chico, CA

April 2017

Wednesday April 5th
Author Presentation:  Peters Canyon Elementary School - Tustin, CA

Thursday April 6th
Author Presentation:  Faylane School - Garden Grove, CA

Wednesday April 12th
Skype Author Presentation:  Moses Brown School - Providence, RI

March 2017

Wednesday March 1st
Author Weather Presentation and Workshops:  Clifford J. Lawrence Jr. High School - Las Vegas, NV

Thursday March 2nd
Author Presentation:  Dondero Elementary School - Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Ullom School - Las Vegas, NV

Friday March 3rd
Author Presentation:  Joseph Neal Elementary School - Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Robert Lunt Elementary School - Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday March 8th
Author Presentation:  Blue Hills School - Saratoga, CA

Thursday March 9th
Author Presentation:  Pierpont School - Ventura, CA
Author Presentation:  Poinsettia School - Ventura, CA

Friday March 10th
Writing Workshop:  Poinsettia School - Ventura, CA

Tuesday March 14th
Author Presentation:  Lenz School - Reno, NV

Wednesday March 15th
Author Presentation:  Pleasant Valley School - Reno, NV

February 2017

Thursday February 2nd
Author Presentation:  Penryn School -  Penryn, CA

Friday February 3rd
Author Presentation:  Pittsburg Area Elementary Schools at Pittsburg Public Library - Pittsburg, CA

Tuesday February 14th
Skype Author Presentation:  Goshen Middle School - Goshen, IN

Thursday February 16th
Skype Author Presentation:  Shades Cahaba School -  Homewood, AL

Tuesday February 21st
Author Presentation:  Tanaka School - Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday February 22nd
Author Presentation:  Gwendolyn Wooley School - Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Pat Diskin School - Las Vegas, NV

Thursday February 23rd
Author Presentation:  Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School - Las Vegas, NV
8th Grade Non-Fiction Writing Workshop:  Faith Lutheran Middle School - Las Vegas, NV

Friday February 24th
8th Grade Non-Fiction Writing Workshop:  Faith Lutheran Middle School - Las Vegas, NV

Monday February 27th
Author Presentation:  Gilbert Magnet School - Las Vegas, CA
Author Presentation:  Ronzone School - Las Vegas, CA

Tuesday February 28th
Author Presentation:  Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School - Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Darnell Elementary School -  Las Vegas, NV
Literacy Night:  Darnell Elementary School -  Las Vegas, NV

January 2017

Friday January 6th
Author Presentation:  New Hope School-  Santa Ana, CA

January 9-18
6th Grade Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School - Las Vegas, NV

December 2016

Thursday December 1st
Author Presentation:  Highland Grove School- Redlands, CA

Friday December 2nd
Author Presentation:  Sycamore School- Simi Valley, CA

Monday December 5th
Author Presentation:  Gold River Discovery Center-  Folsom, CA

Tuesday December 6th
Author Presentation:  Fairmont Charter School-  Vacaville, CA

November 2016

Tuesday November 29th
Orientation for 6th Grade Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday November 30th
Author Presentation:  Sedona Montessori Charter School- Sedona, AZ
Author Presentation:  Sedona Library- Sedona, AZ

October 2016

October 18th - 19th
Author in Residence for Writing Workshop:  Churchill School- New York City, NY

September 2016

Friday September 9th
Skype Author Presentation:  Oak Manor Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

Tuesday September 20th
Skype Author Presentation:  Nashua School- Kansas City, MO

Friday September 23rd
Author Presentation:  Schnell School- Placerville, CA

June 2016

Saturday June 11th
Book Signing:  Visitor Center- Canyonlands National Park- Utah

June 11th - 12th
Book Signing:  Visitor Center- Arches National Park- Utah

Thursday June 16th
Book Signing:  Moose Visitor Center- Grand Teton National Park- WY

Friday June 17th
Book Signing:  Colter Bay Visitor Center- Grand Teton National Park- WY

Sunday June 19th
Book Signing:  Moose Visitor Center- Grand Teton National Park- WY

Monday June 20th
Book Signing:  Moose Visitor Center- Grand Teton National Park- WY

May 2016

Monday May 9th
Skype Author Visit:  East Hills School- Bloomfield Hills, MI

Wednesday May 11th
Author Presentation:  Francis Parker School- San Diego, CA

Tuesday May 31st
Skype Author Visit:  Greeley Middle School- Cumberland, ME

April 2016

Friday April 8th
Weather Presentation:  Fairfield Elementary School- Orland, CA

April  14th - 16th
Author Presentations:  Truman State University Children's Literature Festival- Kirksville, MO

Tuesday April 26th
Author Presentation:  Las Perales School- Moraga, CA
Author Presentation:  Donald Rheem School- Moraga, CA
Author Presentation:  Lafayette Library Learning Center- Lafayette, CA

Wednesday April 27th
Author Presentation:  Camino Pablo School- Moraga, CA
Author Presentation:  Donald Rheem School- Moraga, CA
Author Presentation:  Del Rey School- Orinda, CA

Thursday April 28th
Author Presentation:  Wagner Ranch School- Orinda, CA
Author Presentation:  Glorietta School- Orinda, CA
Author Presentation:  Sleepy Hollow School- Orinda, CA

March 2016

Tuesday March 1st
Author Presentation:  Griffith Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Nate Mack School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday March 2nd
Author Presentation:  Kathy Batterman School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Simmons School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday March 4th
Author Presentation:  St. Albert the Great School- Reno, NV
Author Presentation:  Our Lady of the Snows School - Reno, NV

Saturday March 5th
Author Presentation:  Santa Clara School District Young Writers' Exposition- Santa Clara, CA

Monday March 7th
Author Presentation:  Laurel School- San Mateo, CA

March 20th - 22nd
Author Presentations:  Children's Literature Festival, Univ. of Central Missouri- Warrensburg, MO

February 2016

Monday February 1st
Author Presentation & Writing Workshop:  Orangevale Seventh-day Adventist School- Orangevale, CA

Tuesday February 16th
Skype Author Presentation:  Shades Cahaba School- Homewood, AL

February 25th - 27th
Author Presentations:  Charlotte S. Huck Children's Literature Festival- Redlands, CA

Saturday February 27th
Author Presentation:  Academic Success Program for Youth in Foster Care- Redlands, CA

Monday February 29th
Author Presentation:  Sandy Searles Miller Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Kit Carson Academy- Las Vegas, NV

January 2016

January 4th - 13th
Writing Workshop Seminars:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday January 18th
Skype Author Presentation:  Moses Brown School- Providence, RI

December 2015

Wednesday December 2nd
Skype Author Presentation:  Milford School- Milford, IN

Thursday December 3rd
Weather Presentations and Writing Workshops:  Lawrence Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday December 8th
Skype Author Presentation:  Howe Elementary School- WI

November 2015

November 4th - 5th
Author Presentations:  Pilgrim School- Los Angeles, CA

Friday November 6th
Author Presentation:  Del Mar Pines School- San Diego, CA

October 2015

October 5th- 9th
Writing Seminars:  TAG / GATE Students- Muscatine, IA

Friday October 9th
Author Presentation:  Louisa Elementary School- Muscatine, IA

Monday October 12th
Author Presentations:  Elementary Schools- Beatrice, NE

Tuesday October 13th
Author Presentation:  Homestead National Monument of America- Beatrice, NE

Tuesday October 20th
Author Presentation:  Branch School- Arroyo Grande, CA

Thursday October 22nd
Author Presentation:  East School- St. George, UT

Friday October 23rd
Author Presentation:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Kahre Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

September 2015

September 23rd-25th
Author Presentations:  Berkeley Unified School District Elementary Schools- Berkeley, CA

August 2015

August 6th - 7th
Book Signings:  Grand Teton National Park Moose Visitor Center- Grand Teton NP, WY

Saturday August 8th
Book Signing:  Yellowstone National Park Old Faithful Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY

Monday August 31st
Author Discussion:  Adventures with the Parkers, Danger in the Narrows- Homeschool Network Book Club

June 2015

Tuesday June 16th
Book Signing:  Yellowstone National Park Old Faithful Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY

June 17th - 18th
Book Signings:  Yellowstone National Park Canyon Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY

June 19th - 21st
Book Signings:  Grand Teton National Park Moose Visitor Center- Grand Teton NP, WY

May 2015

Friday May 8th
Weather and National Park Presentations:  Plum Valley and Manton Schools- Tehama County, CA

Friday May 15th
Author Presentation:  Francis Parker School- San Diego, CA

Monday May 18th
Author Discussion:  Adventures with the Parkers, Harrowing Ascent of Half Dome- Homeschool Network Book Club

April 2015

Tuesday April 21st
Author Presentation:  St. John Lutheran School- Seward, NE
Author Presentation:  Pyrtle Elementary School- Lincoln, NE

Wednesday April 22nd
Author Presentation:  St. Joseph's School- Lincoln, NE
Author Presentation:  Concordia University- Omaha, NE

Thursday April 23rd
Author Presentation:  Briarcliff Elementary School- Kansas City, MO
Author Presentation:  Topping Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

April 24th and 25th
Key Note Speaker & Breakout Sessions:  Allen County Young Authors' Celebration- Iola, KS

Wednesday, April 29th
Skype Author Presentation:  St. Edmund Catholic School-  Fort Dodge, IA

March 2015

March 2nd - 6th
Author Presentations:  Elko Reading Council-  Schools throughout Central, East, & Northeast, NV

Monday March 16th
Author Presentation:  Sinsheimer School- San Luis Obispo, CA

Tuesday March 24th
Author Presentation:  Elizabeth Lenz Elementary School- Reno, CA

Wednesday March 25th
Author Presentation:  Pleasant Valley School- Reno, NV

Thursday March 26th
Author Presentation:  Hunsberger School- Reno, CA

Friday March 27th
Author Presentation:  Sierra View Elementary School- Chico, CA

Monday March 30th
Author Discussion:  Adventures with the Parkers, Ridge Runner Rescue- Homeschool Network Book Club

February 2015

Thursday February 5th
Author Presentation:  Ponderosa School- Paradise, CA

Monday February 16th
Author Discussion:  Adventures with the Parkers, Tale of the Scorpion- Homeschool Network Book Club

Tuesday February 17th
Skype Author Presentation:  Moses Brown School- Providence, RI

Wednesday February 18th
Skype Author Presentation:  Queen Creek Middle School- Phoenix, AZ

Thursday February 19th
Skype Author Presentation:  Shades Cahaba School- Homewood City, AL

Monday February 23rd
Author Presentation:  Foothill Montessori School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday February 24th
Author Presentation:  Sue Morrow School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Harley Harmon School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday February 25th
Author Presentation:  Foothill Montessori School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday February 26th
Author Presentation:  Whitehead Elemenatry- Reno, NV

Friday February 27th
Author Presentation:  Caughlin Ranch School- Reno, NV

February 27th - 28th
Presenter:  Nevada Reading Week Conference-  Reno, NV

January 2015

January 5th - 14th
Writing Workshop Seminars:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday, January 13th
Author Presentation:  St. Viator School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday January 15th
Author Presentation:  Calvary Christian School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday January 20th
Author Presentation:  Burton Elementary School- Porterville, CA

Wednesday January 21st
Author Presentation and Writer's Workshop:  Bruce Elementary School- Santa Maria, CA

Thursday January 22nd
Author Presentations:  Alvin Elementary School- Santa Maria, CA
Author Presentation:  Bruce Elementary School- Santa Maria, CA

Friday January 23rd
Author Presentation:  Miller Elementary School- Santa Maria, CA
Author Presentation:  Hawthorne School- San Luis Obispo, CA

December 2014

Tuesday December 2nd
Author Presentation:  Woodside Elementary School- Redwood City, CA
Author Presentation:  Manteca Chamber of Commerce- Manteca, CA

Wednesday December 3rd
Author Presentation:  Mission Prep School- Carmichael, CA

November 2014

Wednesday November 12th
Author Presentation:  St. John Eudes School- Chatsworth, CA

Thursday November 13th
Author Presentation:  First Good Shepherd School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday November 13th
6th Grade Writing Workshop Orientation:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday November 14th
Author Presentation:  Big Park School- Village of Oak Creek, AZ
Author Presentation:  Sedona Public Library- Sedona, AZ

October 2014

Thursday October 2nd
Weather Assembly and Workshops:  D.H. White Elementary- Rio Vista, CA

Saturday October 4th
Author Presentation:  Smiley Library Family Day- Redlands, CA

Wednesday October 22nd
Weather Presentation and GATE Workshops: Alvin Elementary School- Santa Maria, CA

September 2014

Wednesday September 17th
Author Presentation:  Fremont Open Plan School- Modesto, CA

July 2014

Sunday July 6th
Book Signing:  Canyonlands Visitor Center- Canyonlands NP, Utah

Monday July 7th
Book Signing:  Arches Visitor Center- Arches NP, Utah

July 8th - 17th
Book Signings:  Grand Teton National Park- Wyoming

July 18th - 22nd
Book Signings:  Yellowstone National Park- Wyoming

June 2014

June 16th -18th
Book Signings:  North Rim Grand Canyon Visitor Center- AZ

June 21st
Book Signing:  Tuolumne Meadows Visitor Center- Yosemite NP, CA

June 22nd
Book Signing:  Ansel Adams Gallery- Yosemite NP, CA

May 2014

Friday May 2nd
Author Presentations:  Francis Parker School- San Diego, CA

Thursday May 8th
Author Presentation:  Westfield Elementary School- West Sacramento, CA

Friday May 9th
Author Presentations:  D.H. White Elementary School- Rio Vista, CA

Monday May 19th
Author Presentation:  Jackson Heights Elementary School- Red Bluff, CA

April 2014

Wednesday April 9th
Author Presentation:  Osage Upper Elementary School:  Osage, MO
Author Presentation:  Osage Beach Elementary School-  Camdenton, MO

Thursday April 10th:
Author Presentation:  Gracemor Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

Friday April 11th
Author Presentation:  Fox Hill Elementary School- Kansas City, MO
Author Presentation:  Nashua School- Kansas City, MO

April 14th - 15th
Author Presentations:  Colter, Wilson, Kelly, and Moran Schools- Jackson, WY

Friday April 25th
Author Presentation and Writing Workshop:  C. Roy Carmichael School- Portola, CA

Tuesday April 29th
Skype Presentation:  Watson Boys Academy- Gary, IN

March 2014

Saturday March 1st
Presenter:  Nevada Reading Week Conference- Reno, NV

Monday March 3rd
Author Presentation:  Santa Clara Elementary School- Santa Clara, UT
Author Presentation:  Springdale School- Springdale, UT

Tuesday March 4th
Author Presentation:  Marc Kahre Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Lucile S. Bruner Elementary School- Las Vegas, CA

Wednesday March 5th
Author Presentation:  Katz Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Laura Dearing Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Literacy Night Betsy Rhodes Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday March 6th
Author Presentation:  Bertha Ronzone Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday March 7th
Author Presentation:  Lawrence Junior High School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Lucile S. Bruner Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  Roundy Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday March 11th
Author Presentation:  Grand Canyon School- Grand Canyon, AZ

Thursday March 13th
Author Presentation:  Alvin Elementary School- Santa Maria, CA

Wednesday March 19th
Weather Workshop:  Notre Dame School- Chico, CA

Thursday March 27th
Skype Presentation:  Cape Elizabeth Middle School-  Cape Elizabeth, ME

February 2014

Tuesday February 11th
Skype Author Presentation:  Shades Cahaba Elementary School- Homewood City, AL

Monday February 24th
Skype Author Presentation:  Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School- Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday February 26th
Author Presentation:  Caughlin Ranch Elementary- Reno, NV

Thursday February 27th
Author Presentation: Grace Warner School- Reno, NV

Friday February 28th
Presenter:  Nevada Reading Week Conference- Reno, NV

January 2014

January 6th - 16th
6th Grade Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday January 10th
Author Presentations and Writing Workshops: Fertitta Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday January 17th
Author Presentation:  McKinley Elementary School- Redlands, CA
Author Presentation:  Norton Space and Aeronautics Academy- San Bernardino, CA

Wednesday January 22nd
Book Signing:  Snow Goose Festival Event at Patrick's Ranch- Chico, CA

Wednesday January 29th
Skype Author Presentation:  Pageland Elementary School- Pageland, SC

Thursday January 30th
Author Presentation:  George Washington Battles Elementary School- Santa Maria, CA

Friday January 31st
Author Presentation:  De Vargas Elementary School- San Jose, CA

December 2013

Wednesday December 11th
Skype Author Presentation:  Pleasantville High School- Pleasantville, NY

November 2013

Wednesday November 13th
Author Presentation:  Caleb Greenwood School- Sacramento, CA

Thursday November 14th
Author Presentation:  Tesseract School- Phoenix, AZ

Friday November 15th
Author Presentation:  Parkview School- Chico, CA

Thursday November 26th
Author Presentation:  Flournoy Elementary School- Flournoy, CA

October 2013

Thursday October 10th
Author Presentation:  Paradise Branch Library, Butte County- Paradise, CA

Friday October 11th
Author Presentation:  Walden Academy- Willows, CA

Wednesday October 16th
Author Presentation and Writing Workshop:  Foothill Montessori School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday October 17th
Writing Workshop Orientation:  Faith Lutheran School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday October 18th
Author Presentation:  St. John's Lutheran School- Orange, CA

Monday October 21st
Author Presentation:  Highland Grove Elementary School- Highland, CA

Tuesday October 22nd
Author Presentations and Writing Workshops:  Clairbourn School- San Gabriel, CA

Wednesday October 23rd
Author Presentation:  Mariposa School- Redlands, CA
Author Presentation:  Redlands Forum- Redlands, CA

Friday October 25th
Author Presentation:  Blue Hills Elementary School- Saratoga, CA
Author Presentation:  Meyerholz Elementary School- Saratoga, CA

September 2013

Monday September 23rd
Author Presentations:  Torringford Elementary School- Torrington, CT

Tuesday September 24th
Author Presentation and TAG/GATE Writer's Workshop:  Columbus Community Schools- Muscatine, IA

Wednesday September 25th
Author Presentations and TAG/GATE Workshop:  Iowa Valley Schools- Marengo, IA

Thursday September 26th
Author Presentations and TAG/GATE Workshops for Kalona Elementary, Washington Township Elementary,
and Washington Elementary:  Kalona Middle School- Kalona, IA

Friday September 27th
Author TAG/GATE Presentation:  Clear Creek Amana School- Oxford, IA

August 2013

Thursday August 1st
Book Signing:  Old Faithful Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY

July 2013

July 27th - 29th
Book Signings: Grand Teton Visitor Center, Grand Teton NP, WY

July 30th - 31st
Book Signings:  Old Faithful Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY

June 2013

Tuesday June 11th
Book Signing:  Capitol Reef National Park- UT

Thursday June 13th
Author Presentation:  Moab Information Center- Moab, UT
Writer's Workshop:  Moab Library- Moab, UT

June 13th - 15th
Book Signings:  Arches National Park- Moab, UT

June 16th - 19th
Book Signings: Grand Teton Visitor Center, Grand Teton NP, WY

Tuesday June 18th
Writer's Workshop:  Teton County Library- Jackson, WY

June 20th - 22nd
Book Signings:  Old Faithful Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY

May 2013

Saturday May 4th
GATE Weather Presentation and Workshop:  Folsom Unified School District- Folsom, CA

Monday May 6th
Skype Author Visit:  Meadow View School- Oconomowoc, WI

Friday May 10th
Author Visit:  Mineral, Plum Valley, and Manton Schools- Tehama County, CA

Saturday May 18th
Book Signing:  Ansel Adams Gallery- Yosemite NP, CA
Book Signing:  Yosemite Valley Visitor Center- Yosemite NP, CA

Wednesday May 22nd
Author Presentations:  Tehama County Writer's Fair- Tehama County, CA

Thursday May 23rd
Skype TAG Presentation:  Iowa Valley Elementary School-  Marengo, IA

Friday May 24th
Author Visit:  Mill Street School- Orland, CA
Author Visit: Fairview Elementary School- Orland, CA

Wednesday May 29th
Weather Presentation and Workshop:  C. Roy Carmichael School- Portola, CA

April 2013

Friday April 5th
Weather Presentation and Workshop:  Oak Grove Elementary School- Sebastopol, CA

Monday April 8th
Author Visit: Horicon ElementarySchool- Annapolis, CA

Tuesday April 9th
Author Visit & GATE Workshop:  Anderson Valley Elementary School- Booneville, CA

Friday April 19th
Author Visit:  McGraw Elementary School- Fort Collins, CO

Tuesday April 23rd
SKYPE Author Visit:  Gower West School- Willowbrook, IL

Wednesday April 24th
Author Visit and GATE Presentation:  Rohr School- Chula Vista, CA

Thursday April 25th
Author Visit:  Francis Parker School-  San Diego, CA

March 2013

March 1st and 2nd
Author Presentations:  Charlotte S. Huck Children's Literature Festival- Redlands, CA

Monday March 4th
Author Visit:  Joseph Neal Elementary School- Las Vegas, CA

Tuesday March 12th
Skype Author Visit:  Shades Cahaba School- Homewood, AL

March 17th - 19th
Author Presentations:  45th Annual Children's Literature Festival, Univ.of Central Missouri- Warrensburg, MO

Wednesday March 20th
Author Visit:  Ruby Duncan School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday March 21st
Author Visit:  Ries Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday March 22nd
Author Visit:  Bartlett Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Visit:  Dean Allen Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Sunday March 24th
Book Signing:  Zion Visitor Center- Zion NP, UT

Tuesday March 26th
Author Visit:  Lakewood School- Kansas City, MO

Wednesday March 27th
Author Visit:  West Englewood School- Kansas City, MO

Thursday March 28th
Author Visit:  Maplewood Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

Friday March 29th
Author Presentation and Writing Workshop:  Northview School- Kansas City, MO

February 2013

Tuesday February 5th
GATE Presentation:  C.K. Price Middle School- Orland, CA

Tuesday February 19th
Author Presentation:  Dubois Public Library- Dubois, WY
Author Visit:  Dubois Elementary School- Dubois, WY

February 20th - 21st
Author Visits:  Jackson Public Schools and Teton County Library-  Jackson, WY

Wednesday February 27th
Author Visit:  Detwiler Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation Literacy Night:  Laura Dearing Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday February 28th
Author Visit:  Parson Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

January 2013

January 7th - 17th
6th Grade Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday January 8th
Author Visit:  Hollingsworth Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday January 11th
Author Visit:  Charlotte Hill School- Las Vegas, NV

Monday January 14th
Author Visit:  Lee Antonello Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday January 15th
Author Visit:  Ruthe Deskin School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday January 16th
Author Visit:  Derfelt Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday January 17th
Author Visit:  Laura Dearing School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Visit:  George Harris School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday January 24th
Author Visit:  Notre Dame School- Chico, CA

Friday January 25th
Author Visit:  Hooker Oak Elementary School- Chico, CA

Saturday January 26th
Book Signings:  Snow Goose Festival- Chico, CA

November 2012

Tuesday November 13th
Writing Workshop Orientation:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday November 14th
Author Visit:  Sedona Public Library with Sedona Elementary Schools- Sedona, AZ

Thursday November 15th
Author Visit:  La Sal Elementary School- La Sal, UT
Author Visit:  Monticello Elementary School- Monticello, UT

Friday November 16th
Author Visit:  Moab Charter School- Moab, UT
Author Visit:  Helen M. Knight Elementary School- Moab, UT

October 2012

Tuesday October 2nd
Author Presentations: David R. Collins Children's Literature Festival- Davenport, IA

Wednesday October 3rd
Author Visit: Lincoln-Irving Elementary School- Moline, IL
Author Visit:  Willard Elementary School- Moline, IL
Author Visit:  Garfield Elementary School- Moline, IL

Thursday October 4th
GATE/ Gifted Students Presentations:  Herbert Hoover National Historic Site- West Branch, IA

Saturday October 20th
Book Signing:  Chico Library Fall Festival- Chico, CA

August 2012

August 3rd- 5th
Book Signing:  Old Faithful Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY

August 17th - 19th
Book Signings:  Arches Visitor Center- Arches NP, UT

August 20th
Book Signing:  Ansel Adams Gallery- Yosemite NP, CA
Book Signing:  Yosemite Valley Visitor Center- Yosemite NP, CA

June 2012

June 2nd - 3rd
Book Signings:  Badlands National Park Visitor Center- Badlands NP, SD

June 4th
Book Signing:  Wind Cave National Park- Wind Cave NP, SD

June 5th -6th
Book Signings:  Mount Rushmore National Park- Mount Rushmore NP, SD

June 14th - 15th
Book Signings:  Yellowstone National Park- Yellowstone NP, WY

May 2012

Saturday May 19th
Book Signing:  Ansel Adams Gallery- Yosemite NP, CA

Sunday May 20th
Book Signing:  Yosemite Valley Visitor Center- Yosemite NP, CA

April 2012

Thursday April 12th
Author Visit:  Tony Tobin Elementary School- Temecula, CA

Tuesday April 17th
Author Visit:  Forest Ranch Elementary School- Forest Ranch, CA

Wednesday April 18th
Skype Author Visit:  Gower West Elementary School- Willowbrook, IL 

April 23rd - 24th
Author Visit and Writing Workshops:  Moline Schools-  Moline, IL

Wednesday April 25th
Author Visit:  Bloomfield Middle School- Bloomfield, MI

Thursday April 26th
Author Visit:  East Hills Elementary School- Bloomfield, MI

Friday April 27th
Author Visit:  John F. Kennedy Elementary School- Billerica, MA

March 2012

Thursday March 1st
Author Visit:  Cyril Wengert Elementary School-  Las Vegas, NV

Friday March 2nd
Author Visit:  Sandy Searles Miller Academy- Las Vegas, NV
Author Visit:  John S. Park Edison Elementary School-  Las Vegas, NV

March 5th - 9th
Book Signing:  Association of Partners for Public Lands Convention and Trade Show-  Las Vegas, NV

Monday March 5th
Author Visit:  Dixie Sun Elementary School- St. George, UT
Author Visit:  East Elementary School- St. George, UT

Tuesday March 6th
Author Visit:  Rae Smalley Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday March 7th
Author Visit:  Mark Fine Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  4 p.m. Las Vegas Library- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday March 8th
Author Visit:  Bendorf Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Presentation:  4 p.m. Spring Valley Library- Las Vegas, NV

Monday March 12th
Author Presentation:  10 a.m. West Las Vegas Public Library- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday March 13th
Author Presentation and Writing Workshop:  Foothill Montessori School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday March 16th
Author Visit:  McManus Elementary School- Chico, CA

Wednesday March 21st
Author Visit:  Lincoln Elementary School-  Yuba City, CA

Thursday March 29th
Author Visit:  Harmony Elementary School-  Occidental, CA

Friday March 30th
Author Visit:  Oak Grove Elementary School-  Sebastopol, CA

February 2012

Monday February 6th
Author Presentation:  4 p.m. Monterey Public Library- Monterey, CA

Tuesday February 7th
Author Visit:  Monte Vista Elementary School-  Monterey, CA
Author Visit:  Carmel River School- Carmel, CA

Thursday February 9th
Author Visit:  Excelsior Elementary School- Roseville, CA

Friday February 10th
Author Visit:  Carl Sundahl School- Folsom, CA

Saturday February 11th
GATE Workshop:  Folsom Unified School District- Folsom, CA

Thursday February 16th
Author Visit:  Lugonia Elementary School- Redlands, CA

Friday February 17th
Author Visit:  Mariposa Elementary School- Redlands, CA

Monday February 27th
Author Visit:  Kay Carl Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Visit:  Steve Cozine Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday February 28th
Author Visit:  Red Rock Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Visit:  Steve Cozine Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday February 29th
Author Visit:  Brunner Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

January 2012

January 3rd - 6th
6th Grade Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School-  Las Vegas, NV

Thursday January 5th
Author Presentation:  4 p.m. Windmill Library- Las Vegas, NV

January 9th - 12th
6th Grade Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School-  Las Vegas, NV

January 17th - 20th
4th Grade Writing Workshops: Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday January 25th
Weather Presentations:  Cloverdale School- Oakdale, CA

Friday January 27th
Author Visit:  Parkview Elementary School- Chico, CA

November 2011

Wednesday November 16th
Author Visit and GATE Writing Workshop:  3rd - 8th Grades, Millbrae School District- Millbrae, CA

October 2011

Saturday October 15th
Fall Festival:  Chico Library- Chico, CA

Thursday October 20th
Author Visit:  Paradise Intermediate School- Paradise, CA

Friday October 21st
Writing Workshops:  Paradise Intermediate School- Paradise, CA

Wednesday October 26th
Author Talks:  St. Viator School- Las Vegas, CA
6th Grade Writing Workshop Orientation:  Faith Lutheran School-  Las Vegas, NV

September 2011

Saturday September 3rd
Book Signing:  TrailMix.Net- Sacramento, CA

August 2011

Monday August 1st
Book Signing:  Ansel Adams Gallery- Yosemite NP, CA

May 2011

Thursday May 12th
Weather Presentations:  Eisenhower School-  Cupertino, CA

Thursday May 19th
Author Visit and Literacy Night:  Fielding Elementary School- Fielding, UT

April 2011

Friday April 1st
Author Visit:  Springdale Elementary School- Springdale, UT

Monday April 4th
Author Visit:  Hurricane Elementary School- Hurricane, UT
Author Visit:  Diamond Valley Elementary School- St. George, UT

Tuesday April 5th
Author Visit:  Mountain View School- Las Vegas, NV
Weather Presentation and Workshop:  Foothill Montessori School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday April 6th
Weather Presentation:  Darnell Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Visit:  Gene Ward Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday April 19th
Author Visit:  Davidson Elementary School-  Kansas City, MO

Wednesday April 20th
Writing Workshops:  Chapel Hill Elementary School- Gladstone, MO

Thursday April 21st
Author Visit:  Northview Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

Friday April 22nd
Author Visit:  Bacon Elementary School- Fort Collins, CO

March 2011

Tuesday March 1st
Author Visit:  Orchard Heights Elementary- Port Orchard, WA

Wednesday March 2nd
Author Visit:  Monte Cristo Middle School- Seattle, WA
Author Visit:  Granite Falls Middle School- Seattle, WA

Friday March 4th
Author Visit:  Lake Norman Elementary School- Lake Norman, NC

Monday March 7th
Author Visit and Writing Workshop:  Waynesville Middle School- Waynesville, NC

Tuesday March 8th
Weather Presentation and Weather Workshop:  Waynesville Middle School- Waynesville, NC
Author Visit:  Haywood County Library- Waynesville, NC

Wednesday March 9th
Author Visit and Writing Workshop:  Clyde Elementary School-  Clyde, NC

Thursday March 10th
Author Visit:  St. John's Lutheran School- Winston-Salem, NC
Author Visit:  St. Stephen's Lutheran School-  Hickory, NC

Saturday March 12th
Author Presentation:  Turtle Bay Exploration Park- Redding, CA

Thursday March 31st
Author Visit:  East Elementary School-  St. George, UT

February 2011

Thursday February 10th
Author Presentations:  Young Author's Writer's Festival-  Glenn County, CA

Monday February 28th
Weather Presentations:  Nord Country School- Nord, CA

January 2011

January 3rd - 7th
Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

January 10th - 13th
Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

January 18th - 19th
Writing Workshops:  Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday January 20th
Author Visit:  Saint Viator Catholic School- Las Vegas, NV
Author Visit:  First Good Shepherd Lutheran School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday January 21st
Author Visit:  Imagine Charter School- Las Vegas, NV

December 2010

Thursday December 16th
Author Visit:  Fair Oaks School- Oakdale, CA

November 2010

Thursday November 4th
Weather Presentation:  Forest Ranch School- Forest Ranch, CA

Saturday November 13th
Book Signing:  California State Library Association Author Dinner- Sacramento, CA

Thursday November 18th
School Visit:  Ruthe Deskin Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Literacy Night:  Ruthe Deskin Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday November 19th
School Visit:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Ober Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday November 30th
Author Visit:  Highlands Elementary School- Concord, CA
Family Literacy Night:  Highlands Elementary School- Concord, CA

October 2010

Wednesday October13th
GATE Presentations:  Lammersville School District- Mountain House, CA

Thursday October14th
School Visit:  St. Francis of Assisi School- Concord, CA

Wednesday October 27th
Literacy Night:  Portola Hills Elementary School- Orange County, CA

September 2010

Saturday September 4th
Book Signing:  TrailMix.Net- Sacramento, CA

Thursday September 23rd
School Visit:  Cloverland Elementary School- Oakdale, CA

September 27th - 28th
School Visits:  Various Schools- Ripon, WI

August 2010

Saturday August 14th
Book Signing:  Yosemite Valley Visitor Center- Yosemite NP, CA

July 2010

July 9th - 12th
Book Signings:  North Rim Visitor Center- Grand Canyon NP, AZ

July 13th - 14th
Book Signings:  Zion National Park Visitor Center- Zion NP, UT

June 2010

Wednesday June 9th
School Visit:  Roy Herburger Elementary School- Elk Grove, CA

Thursday June 10th
School Visit:  Waynesville Middle School- Waynesville, NC

Friday June 11th
School Visit:  Riverbend Elementary School- Clyde, NC

June 12th - 13th
Book Signings:  Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Monday June 14th
Book Signing:  Blue Ridge Books- Clyde, NC

May 2010

Monday May 10th
School Visit:  Stetson Hills Elementary School- Phoenix, AZ
School Visit:  West Wing Elementary School- Phoenix, AZ

Tuesday May 11th
School Visit:  Atonement Lutheran School- Phoenix, AZ
School Visit:  Tesseract School- Phoenix, AZ

Friday May 21st
School Visit:  Gehringer Elementary School- Oakley, CA

Wednesday May 26th
Book Signing:  12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Ansel Adams Gallery- Yosemite NP, CA

April 2010

Thursday April 1st
School Visit:  Park Hill Schools- Kansas City, MO

Thursday April 8th
Weather Workshop:  Stevens Creek Elementary School- Cupertino, CA
Weather Assembly and GATE Workshop:  Eisenhower School- Cupertino, CA

Friday April 9th
School Visit:  Mary Silviera School- San Rafael, CA

Saturday April 17th
Author Presentation and Awards Ceremony:  Lammersville School District- Mountain House, CA

Tuesday April 27th
School Visit:  Kelseyville Elementary School- Kelseyville, CA

Thursday April 29th
School Visit:  Bunderson Elementary School- Brigham City, UT
Literacy Night:  Bunderson Elementary School- Brigham City, UT

March 2010

Monday March 1st
School Visit:  Carter Elementary School- Palm Desert, CA

Tuesday March 2nd
School Visit:  Fuller Elementary School- Tempe, AZ

Thursday March 11th
School Visit:  Elementary Schools in the North Kansas City School District-  Kansas City, MO

Friday March 12th
School Visit:  Elementary Schools in the North Kansas City School District-  Kansas City, MO

March 14th - 16th
Author Talks:  Children's Literature Festival, University of Central Missouri-  Warrensburg, MO

Wednesday March 17th
School Visit:  Grace Lutheran School- Sandy, UT

Thursday March 18th
School Visit and GATE Workshop:  Fertitta Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday March 19th
School Visit:  Betsy Rhodes Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Richard Bryan Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday March 25th
School Visit:  Westergard Elementary School- Reno, NV
School Visit:  Grace Warner Elementary School- Reno, NV

Tuesday March 30th
School Visit:  Chapel Hill Elementary School- Gladstone, MO

Wednesday March 31st
School Visit:  Park Hill Schools- Kansas City, MO

February 2010

February 25th - 26th
School Visit:  Franklin Elementary School- Port Angeles, WA
School Visit:  Dry Creek Elementary School- Port Angeles, WA
School Visit:  Roosevelt Elementary School- Port Angeles, WA
School Visit:  Jefferson Elementary School- Port Angeles, WA
School Visit:  Hamilton Elementary School- Port Angeles, WA

January 2010

January 4th - 8th
Writing Workshops:  Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV

January 11th - 15th
Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

January 18th - 22nd
Weather Workshops:  Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV
Weather Workshops:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

December 2009

Saturday December 19th
Book Signing:  1pm - 3pm Trailmix.Net Store- Sacramento, CA

November 2009

Wednesday November 18th
School Visit:  Gracemor Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

Thursday November 19th
School Visit:  Winnwood Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

Friday November 20th
School Visit:  Bell Prairie Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

Monday November 23rd
School Visit:  Crestview Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

Tuesday November 24th
School Visit:  Chouteau Elementary School- Kansas City, MO

October 2009

Thursday October 1st
School Visit:  Rozet Elementary School- Gillette, WY

Tuesday October 27th
School Visit:  Foothills Montessori School- Henderson, NV

Wednesday October 28th
School Visit:  Eileen Connor Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday October 29th
School Visit:  Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Faith Lutheran Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

September 2009

Tuesday September 29th
School Visit:  Sunflower Elementary School- Gillette, WY

Wednesday September 30th
GATE Workshop:  Sunflower Elementary School- Gillette, WY

August 2009

Saturday August 1st
Author Talk & Writing Workshop:  10am LeConte Memorial- Yosemite NP, CA
Book Signing:  1pm - 3pm  Ansel Adams Gallery- Yosemite NP, CA

July 2009

Tuesday July 7th
Book Signing:  10am -2pm Old Faithful Lodge - Yellowstone NP, WY

Wednesday July 8th
Book Signing:  11am -3pm Old Faithful Inn - Yellowstone NP, WY

Thursday July 9th
Book Signing:  9am - 12pm Canyon Visitor Center - Yellowstone NP, WY
Book Signing:  5pm - 8pm Lake Hotel - Yellowstone NP, WY

Friday July 10th
Book Signing:  11am - 2pm Canyon Visitor Center - Yellowstone NP, WY
Book Signing:  5pm - 8pm Lake Hotel - Yellowstone NP, WY

Saturday July 11th
Book Signing:  10am - 2pm Old Faithful Inn - Yellowstone NP, WY

Sunday July 12th
Book Signing:  11am - 3pm Old Faithful Inn - Yellowstone NP, WY

Monday July 13th
Book Signing:  10am - 2pm Old Faithful Inn - Yellowstone NP, WY

Tuesday July 14th
Book Signing:  10am - 12pm Grizzly World Adventure Center - West Yellowstone, WY

Thursday July 16th
Book Signing:  10am - 12pm Port Angeles Visitor Center - Olympic National Park, WA
Book Signing:  1pm - 3pm Hurricane Ridge - Olympic National Park, WA

Friday July 17th
Book Signing:  10am - 12pm Storm King Visitor Center - Olympic National Park, WA
Book Signing:  4pm - 6pm Lake Crescent Lodge - Olympic National Park, WA

Saturday July 18th
Book Signing:  9am - 12pm Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center - Olympic National Park, WA

Sunday July 19th
Book Signing:  10am - 1pm Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center - Olympic National Park, WA

Monday July 20th
Book Signing:  3pm - 6pm Kalaloch Lodge - Olympic National Park, WA

Tuesday July 21st
Book Signing:  9:30am - 11:30am  Kalaloch Lodge - Olympic National Park, WA

Friday July 31st
Author Talk & Writing Workshop:  7:30pm LeConte Memorial- Yosemite NP, CA

April 2009

Tuesday April 7th
Writers Workshop:  Lassen County Schools- Susanville, CA

Thursday April 9th
School Visit:  Dixie Elementary School- San Rafael, CA

Saturday April 18th
Book Signing:  12pm - 2pm  Earth Day in Yosemite, Ansel Adams Gallery- Yosemite NP, CA

March 2009

March 2nd - 3rd
School Visit:  American School Foundation-  Monterrey, Mexico

Thursday March 12th
School Visit:  Antelope Creek Elementary School-  Rocklin, CA
School Visit:  Cobblestone Elementary School-  Rocklin, CA

Monday March 16th
School Visit:  Greenbrae School-  Sparks, NV
School Visit:  Grace Warner School- Reno, NV

Tuesday March 17th
School Visit:  Decker Elementary School-  Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Marshall Darnell Elementary School-  Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday March 18th
School Visit:  Kahre Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  James Cashman Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday March 19th
School Visit:  Katz Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Victoria Fertitta Middle School-  Las Vegas, NV

Friday March 20th
School Visit:  Whitney Elementary School-  Las Vegas, NV

February 2009

Tuesday February 3rd
School Visit:  Orangevale Seventh Day Adventist School-  Orangevale, CA

Tuesday February 17th
School Visit:  St. Paul Lutheran School- St. Joseph, MO

Wednesday February 18th
School Visit:  Nashua Elementary- Kansas City, MO

Tuesday February 24th
School Visit:  Ruhkala Elementary School- Rocklin, CA
School Visit:  Twin Oaks Elementary School- Rocklin, CA

Thursday February 26th
School Visit:  Breen Elementary School- Rocklin, CA
School Visit:  Valley View Elementary School- Rocklin, CA

January 2009

January 12th - 16th
4th Grade Writing Workshops:  Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV

January 20th - 23rd
6th Grade Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday January 27th
School Visit:  Forest Ranch School- Forest Ranch, CA

November 2008

Thursday November 13th
School Visit:  Esperanza School- Phoenix, AZ
School Visit:  Camelback School- Phoenix, AZ

Monday November 24th
School Visit:  Stocktrail Elementary School- Gilette, WY

Tuesday November 25th
School Visit:  Conestoga Elementary School- Gilette, WY

Wednesday November 26th
School Visit:  Lakeview Elementary School- Gilette, WY

October 2008

Wednesday October 8th
School Visit:  Westside Community School- Omaha, NE

October 9th - 11th
Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival- Seward, NE

Saturday October 16th
Book Signing: 4:30pm-5:30pm Barnes and Noble, Chico, CA

Wednesday October 22nd
Author Talk:  3pm - 4pm Chico Public Library- Chico, CA

Tuesday October 28th
School Visit:  Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday October 29th
School Visit:  Crestwood Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday October 30th
School Visit:  Faith Lutheran School- Las Vegas, NV

September 2008

Monday September 1st
Book Signing:  8am - 11am, North Rim Visitor Center- Grand Canyon NP, AZ
Book Signing:  3pm - 5:30pm, North Rim Visitor Center- Grand Canyon NP, AZ

Tuesday September 2nd
School Visit:  LaVerkin Elementary School- LaVerkin, UT
School Visit:  Springdale Elementary School- Springdale, UT
School Visit:  Hurricane Elementary School- Hurricane, UT

August 2008

Friday August 8th
Author Talk & Writing Workshop:  8pm, LeConte Lodge- Yosemite NP, CA

Saturday August 9th
Author Talk & Writing Workshop:  10:30am, LeConte Memorial- Yosemite NP, CA
Book Signing:  1:30pm - 4pm, Happy Isles Nature Center- Yosemite NP, CA

Saturday August 30th
Book Signing:  10am - 12:30pm, Coconino County Fair- Flagstaff, AZ
Book Signing:  3pm - 6pm, Canyon View Information Plaza Bookstore & Visitor Center- Grand Canyon NP

Sunday August 31st
Book Signing:  11am - 1pm, El Tovar Hotel (in coordination with the Grand Canyon Railroad)- South Rim Grand Canyon NP, AZ
Book Signing:  3pm - 6pm, Yavapai Observation Station & Bookstore- Grand Canyon NP, AZ

July 2008

Saturday July 5th
Book Signing:  3pm - 6pm, Bryce Visitor Center- Bryce NP, UT

Sunday July 6th
Book Signing:  1pm - 3:30pm, Zion Visitor Center- Zion NP, UT

Monday July 7th
Book Signing:  3pm - 6pm, North Rim Visitor Center- Grand Canyon NP, AZ

June 2008

Tuesday June 3rd
School Visit:  Wilson Elementary School- Stockton, CA

Wednesday June 4th
Book Signing:  10:30am - 1pm, Yosemite Valley Visitor Center- Yosemite NP, CA

Saturday June 21st
Book Signing:  1pm - 3pm, Canyon Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY
Book Singing:  5pm - 8pm, Old Faithful Lodge- Yellowstone NP, WY

Sunday June 22nd
Book Signing:  1pm - 3pm, Canyon Visitor Center- Yellowstone NP, WY
Book Signing:  5pm - 8pm, Lake Hotel- Yellowstone NP, WY

May 2008

Thursday May 1st
School Visit:  DeVargas School-  Cupertino, CA
GATE Presentation with GATE Coordinators:  Cupertino School District- Cupertino, CA

Tuesday May 6th
School Visit:  Forest Ranch Elementary School- Forest Ranch, CA

Thursday May 8th
School Visit:  Bodega Bay Elementary- Bodega Bay, CA
School Visit:  Marin Primary School- Larkspur, CA

Wednesday May 28th
School Visit:  Tomales Elementary- Tomales Bay, CA

Thursday May 29th
Glenn County Author Day:  Festival, Workshops and Writing Contests

April 2008

Tuesday April 1st
School Visit:  Kings Christian School- Chico, CA

Thursday April 3rd
School Visit:  Paradise School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Cadwaller Middle School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday April 4th
School Visit:  Richard Bryan Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
Literacy Night:  Watsuma School- Ahwahnee, CA

Saturday April 5th
Book Signing:  11am-1pm Yosemite Valley Visitor Center, CA

Thursday April 17th
School Visit:  Sacred Heart School- Anderson, CA

Tuesday April 22nd
School Visit:  Parkview Elementary School- Chico, CA

March 2008

Tuesday March 4th
School Visit:  Marshall Elementary School- Monterey, CA

Wednesday March 12th
School Visit:  Mountain Way Elementary- Granite Falls, WA
School Visit:  Monte Cristo Elementary- Granite Falls, WA

Thursday March 13th
School Visit:  Plum Canyon Elementary- Saugus, CA

Monday March 17th
School Visit:  Camelback Elementary School- Phoenix, AZ
School Visit:  Phoenix Country Day School- Phoenix, AZ

Tuesday March 18th
School Visit:  John Muir School- Cupertino, CA

Tuesday March 25th
School Visit:  Green Oaks Fundamental School- Orangevale, CA
School Visit:  Cordova Villa Elementary School- Rancho Cordova, CA

February 2008

Thursday February 7th
GATE and Weather Workshops:  Eisenhower School- Cupertino, CA

Tuesday February 19th
School Visit:  Fillmore Middle School- Stockton, CA
School Visit:  Monroe Middle School- Stockton, CA
School Visit:  Taft Middle School- Stockton, CA

Tuesday February 26th
School Visit:  Estes McDaniel Elementary School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Decker School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday February 27th
School Visit:  Jack Lund School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Whitney School- Las Vegas, NV

January 2008

January 7th - 8th
6th Grade Writing Workshops:  Faith Lutheran School- Las Vegas, NV

January 7th - 11th
4th Grade Writing Workshops:  Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV

Monday January 14th
School Visit:  Eisenberg School- Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday January 15th
School Visit:  Billbray School- Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday January 16th
School Visit and Literary Night:  Connors School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday January 17th
School Visit:  Alexander Dawson School- Las Vegas, NV

Thursday January 17th
Literacy Night:  Ernest May School- Las Vegas, NV

Friday January 18th
School Visit:  William Morrow School- Las Vegas, NV
School Visit:  Faith Lutheran School- Las Vegas, NV

December 2007

Saturday December 15th
Book Signing:  11am-1pm Lyon Books, Chico, CA

November 2007

Tuesday November 6th
School Visits:  Yosemite Valley School, El Portal School, and Wawona Elementary School- CA

Tuesday November 13th
School Talk:  Escalon Middle School, Escalon, CA

Thursday November 15th
School Visit:  Solano Christian Academy- Fairfield, CA

Monday November 19th
School Visit:  Tesseract School- Phoenix, AZ

Tuesday November 20th
School Visit:  St. John Eudes School- Chatsworth, CA

Thursday November 29th
School Visit:  Big Valley School near Burney , CA

October 2007

Thursday October 18th
School Visit:  Mariposa Elementary School, Mariposa, CA

Saturday October 20th
Book Signing: 11am-2pm Barnes and Noble, Chico, CA

Tuesday October 23rd
School Visit:  Bel Aire Elementary School- Tiburon, CA

Wednesday October 24th
School Visit:  San Domenico School- Marin County, CA

Thursday October 25th
School Visit:  Bel Aire Elementary School- Tiburon, CA

September 2007

Tuesday September 18th
School Visit:  Milpitas Middle School, Milpitas, CA

September 26th & 27th
School Visit:  Douglas Intermediate, Douglas, WY

Saturday September 29th
Book Signing:  9:30am-1:30pm Yosemite Valley Visitor Center, CA


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