Author Visits

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

UPCOMING VIRTUAL VISITS…

  • Sept 12-13 SCBWI-RMC Letters and Lines Conference
  • Oct. 17, 4pm MDT: virtual launch of “Smelly” Kelly and His Super Senses – Second Star to the Right Bookstore in Denver
  • New York City Transit Museum program on “Smelly” Kelly and His Super Senses: TBA

INTERESTED IN A SCHOOL OR CLASSROOM VISIT?

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

School VisitsInterested in an author visit? Virtual visits are always an option!

  • 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+
  • “Smelly” Kelly and His Super Senses: reading + Q&A – (30-45 min), grade 1+
  • “Smelly” Kelly’s World: Sniffing Out Setting and Context (45 min), grade 2+
  • special requests?

Please contact Beth for pricing and availability.

PRESENTATIONS FOR WRITERS

  • 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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World Read Aloud Day 2/20
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New York Transit Museum 2/20
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Books of Wonder panel 2/20 NYC with illustrator E.B. Lewis
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CCIRA panel Denver 2/20

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