Author Visits

All in person visits are on hold. Stay safe. Stay well!

Apr. 24-25 – Children’s Festival of Stories, Denver CANCELLED



Virtual VisitsBeth would love to visit with students and answer their questions. She offers FREE 30 minute visits via Skype.  Drop Beth a note to schedule.

School VisitsInterested in an author visit to your school?

  • An Inconvenient Alphabet: Interactive Reading + Q&A – 30 min, + brief overview from idea to book – 45 min.
  • The Writing Process from Idea to Book –  45 min., grade 3 +
  • Lizzie Demands a Seat: Go back in time with a Reading + History (20 min), add “Path of Inspiration” activity (30 min), grade 2+
  • Lizzie Demands a Seat: In Search of Elizabeth Jennings, the Person Inside the History, grade 3+
  • special requests?

Please contact Beth for pricing and availability.


  • Navigating the Author’s Journey
  • Crafting Point of View: From Eye-Witness to Heart-Witness

Please contact Beth for pricing and availability.



9/25/18   Book Launch Party   


11/9/18 Woodview Elementary School, Grayslake, IL (Beth’s alma matter!)

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Thank you, Ms. Lipshaw’s class at Moraine Elementary, for this awesome poster for our Skype visit! Ben and Noah would be proud of your reformed spelling!!
So much fun Skyping with 11 schools for World Read Aloud Day, Feb., 1, 2019!!
















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