Helping to “Tackle Reading” Plus a Book Signing Update

I am pleased to have contributed a chapter to Kathryn Starke’s forthcoming book Tackle Reading. Contributors include NFL players, literacy leaders, authors, celebrities, and educators to promote quality reading instruction for all children. My chapter focused on “Making Facts Fun: Using Nonfiction in the Classroom.”

This resource will be donated to inner city elementary schools nationwide. Your purchase of a shirt gives a child the gift of reading! The Tackle Reading tour will kick off with the book in the Fall of 2016! To learn more about this project and purchase a T-shirt to support it, visit this link.
I’d also like to remind followers that I will be doing several book signings in the coming weeks to support Beach Fun: Poems of Surf and Sand. The schedule is below. Stop by if your travels bring you to any of these areas!

Thursday, June 16, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Browseabout Books, 133 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Wednesday, June 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Bethany/Fenwick Chamber of Commerce Event, Hammerheads Dockside, Bethany Beach (restricted to Chamber members)

Thursday, June 23, 6:00-7:30 p.m., The Palette & the Page, 120 East Main St., Elkton, MD, 21921

Tuesday, June 28, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Woodside Creamery, 378 N. Star Rd., Newark, DE 19711

Wednesday, June 29, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Bethany Beach Books, 99 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

Can’t come us in person but still want a signed copy of Beach Fun for your collection or to share with a friend? Order your copy now at the First State Press website. Just $21.95 will bring a signed copy shipped directly to your door anywhere in the United States. Enjoy the summer with some Beach Fun!

Celebrating Summer with Beach Fun!

Beach season is finally here! First State Press’s newest book, Beach Fun: Poems of Surf and Sand, pairs my poetry with gorgeous photographs by Lisa Joy Goodman to capture the magic of a day at the seashore. The poetry is appropriate for children 4-12, but will appeal to beach lovers of all ages.

To support the book’s launch, Lisa and I are doing a series of book signings throughout June. If your travels take you near any of the places listed below, stop by and say “hi.” We’d love to see old friends at these events, even as we make new ones.

Thursday, June 16, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Browseabout Books, 133 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Wednesday, June 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Bethany/Fenwick Chamber of Commerce Event, Hammerheads Dockside, Bethany Beach (restricted to Chamber members)

Thursday, June 23, 6:00-7:30 p.m., The Palette & the Page, 120 East Main St., Elkton, MD, 21921

Tuesday, June 28, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Woodside Creamery, 378 N. Star Rd., Newark, DE 19711

Wednesday, June 29, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Bethany Beach Books, 99 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

Can’t come us in person but still want a signed copy of Beach Fun for your collection or to share with a friend? Order your copy now at the First State Press website. Just $21.95 will bring a signed copy shipped directly to your door anywhere in the United States. Enjoy the summer with some Beach Fun!