I had an interesting conversation recently about how I thought Beautiful Jim Key was “educated” or trained to exhibit his remarkable skills. I was asked if I believe that Jim learned the way a child would learn, or if I thought there might have been some undetected cues from Doc. Since Step Right Up: How… Read more »
STEP RIGHT UP
I wish I had been at the 2016 NCTE conference this past weekend. Alas, I was home revising my creative thesis for my final VCFA packet. (Did I mention that I graduate in January with an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults?) In a wacky, wonderful coincidence, I was revising the Orbis Pictus section… Read more »
Launch celebration for Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness Sunday, October 23, 2016 3pm. Book People—603 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX In two days—October 15, 2016—Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness officially releases. While I celebrate the culmination of this… Read more »
Save the date, y’all! Sunday, October 23, 2016. BooPeople Austin 3:00pm We’re gonna have some fun!