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May 5, 2012 - A Festival of Words

presented by
NorthshoreLiterarySociety.com

           
 Barnes
& Nobel in Mandeville      
  10:00  Children's Story Hour

Who writes the words?      Who draws the pictures?
Children will he
ar their stories and meet the authors and illustrators in person.
 
Featuring, Virginia Howard, Lynda Deniger, Virginia McGee Butler, Allyn Stotz,
Whitney Stewart and Jean Cassels.


Fun activities all day.
10:00 - 7:00  

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2nd Annual New Orleans Children's Book Festival ~~October 15th, 2011~~




nolabookfest.org
 

2nd Annual New Orleans Children's Book Festival
Latter Branch Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave.


Friday, October 14th
Twinkle Twinkle
6:30 - 8:00
A Special Performance by the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras


Saturday, October 15th
Book Festival
 
Mary Beth Romig - Welcome
10:00 - 10:15
Presentation by the New Orleans Public Library
10:15 - 10:30
Ruby Bridges and Cheryl Landrieu - Through My Eyes
10:30 - 10:45

Author readings and booksignings


Nancy Parker - The Adventures of Yat and Dat: What's Cookin, 10:45 - 11:00
Presentation,11:00 - 11:15
Alex Beard - The Jungle Grapevine 11:15 - 11:30
Berthe Amoss - The Cajun Gingerbread Boy, 11:30 - 11:45
Dr. Pandwe Gibson, 11:45 - 12:00
Cecilia Dartez with Jenny Giraffe, 12:00 - 12:15
Jean Cassels- The Cajun Nutcracker, 12:15 - 12:30
Alison Hoffman Lane, 12:30 - 12:45
Freddi W. Evans, 12:45 - 1:00
Lynda Denigner - Salty Seas and His Heroic Friends, 1:00 - 1:15
Noel MacNeal - “10 Minute Puppets”, 1:15 - 1:30
Patricia Roig and Joanne Mertens, 1:30 - 1:45
Ms. Leddy Milan - Red Feather & Mardi Gras Indians, 1:45 - 2:00
Mardi Gras Indians Big Chief Coleman Closes out the Festival, 2:00

Festival Ends

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2011 Louisiana Book Festival Oct. 29th
www.louisianabookfestival.org
Louisiana State Capitol,
State Library of Louisiana
North 4th Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana


9:00 - 9:45 
"Beyond Two Bobbies: The creators of this year's Louisiana Young Reader's Choice award discuss their new books."
Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery & Jean Cassels
 

11:00 - Noon
LA Young Reader's Choice Award Presentation

12:15 - 1:30
Booksigning

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2011 LA Reading Association Conference
Sunday - Tuesday Nov. 6-8
Lafayette Hilton Hotel, Lafayette, LA


Book & Author Luncheon Speaker Nov. 8th
Two Bobbies: A true story of Hurricane Katrina,
Friendship and Survival.
Booksigning to follow.
12:30-2:30

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November 17 -18, 2011
Arkansas Reading Association Annual Conference 
Little Rock, Arkansas

Accepting the:
~~2011 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award~~
for Two Bobbies: A true story of Hurricane Katrina,
Friendship and Survival.

Presenting with Kirby Larson & Mary Nethery,
Hope in a Hurricane: The Story Behind The Two Bobbies.
  

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November 4th, 5th, 2010
North Carolina School Library Media Association
NCSLAMA 10th Anniversary Conference
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
 
Presenting with Kirby Larson & Mary Nethery,
Hope in a Hurricane: The Story Behind The Two Bobbies.
And accepting the North Carolina Children's Book Award
for Two Bobbies: A true story of Hurricane Katrina,
Friendship and Survival.
 

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August 26th, 27th, 28th, 2010   
William J. Clinton Presidential Library,
Little Rock, Arkansas

A workshop with teachers on the 26th,  Two presentations
on the 27th to school children and a presentation to the
public on the 28th, Saturday morning. I will discuss the making of
Two Bobbies, A True Story of Hurricane Katrina. These presentations
will be part of the library's newest exhibit:

“Nature Unleashed: Hurricanes and Earthquakes”

 

April 22nd, 2010, 4:00 Alvar Library
913 Alvar Street, New Orleans LA
Reading to and speaking with children in the New Orleans
STAIR program (start the adventure in reading)
Celebrating their 25th year of volunteers tutoring children.
Discussing: Two Bobbies,
A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival.

                   November 28 & 30, 2009 International Reading Association
                  24th Southeast Regional Conference,"Liberty Through Literacy"
                  The Hilton New Orleans Riverside
                   November 30th, Luncheon speakers:

                  Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery, Jean Cassels  
                 
Presentation:
                  Hope in a Hurricane - The story behind TWO BOBBIES:
                  A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival.

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               January 29, 2009  Louisiana Literacy Lollapalooza
               Alice Birney Elementary 4829Hastings Street, Metairie, LA 70006
                Ms. Myra Mitchell  Librarian.    
         

                   January 22, 2009 Schneckenburger Elementary School
                   
  26 Earnest Ave.  Kenner, LA   
                     Presentations to 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th graders
                    The wonderful students of Ms.  Julie Weber Librarian     
               

                    
            
  October 18, 2008 - Maple Street Childrens' Book Shop
                          
7529  Maple Street, New Orleans LA.    861-2105      
11:
30 - 1:00
                      Book
release Party and book signing  for:   
Two Bobbies 

                    A True Story of Hurrican Katrina, Friendship, and Survival  


             October 4, 2008-
Louisiana Book Festival 2008
             Presentation and Book Signing
             Br'er Rabbit Captured!    &     Two Bobbies

             Admission is Free
             Louisiana State Capitol, State Library of Louisiana
             701 North Steet, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

      February 18, 2008 -  St. Andrews School
      
8012 Oak St., New Orleans LA. 
       
Presentation to the students of  Betsy Miranda, Librarian

      February 20, 2008-  Trinity Episcopal School
      
1315
Jackson Ave., New Orleans LA. 
       
Presentation to the students of Michelle C. McCarthy, Librarian

     February 22, 2008-  Stuart Hall School for Boys
     
2032 S. Carrolton Ave., New Orleans LA. 
       
Presentation to the students of Nancy Dunphy, Librarian

       February 28, 2008-  A.C. Alexander Elementary School
      
600 W. Esplanade Ave., LA. 
       
Presentation to the students of Betty Theriot, Librarian

    

  •     November 3, 2007- 2nd Annual Delaware Book Festival
  •     10:00 - 4:00    Presentation and Book Signing

         October 13, 2007- Octavia Books
     513 Octavia Street, New Orleans
    Book signing and reading 2:00... Br'er Rabbit Captured!

     
Visit their web site -- www.octaviabooks.com

     September 29, 2007 - Maple Street Childrens' Book Shop
       
7529  Maple Street, New Orleans LA.  12:00-1:30 
       Booksigning for
Br'er Rabbit Captured!

       April 14 , 2007-- Nicholls State University,
       Jubilee Jambalaya Writers' Conference

     Terrebonne Parish Main Library
151 Civic Center Blvd. Houma, LA.
     
A day of sharing with authors, writers, readers, editors and agents.
      Panel discussion:  So you want to write a children's book, 8:30-9:20am
      Jean Cassels, Terry Dunham, Anita Prieto, Claire Bateman

       March 28 , 2007-- 40th Annual Fay Faigler  Children's Book Festival,
     
University of  Southern Mississippi.   Hattiesburg,  MS.   
    
 
Presentation by Carrel Muller Gueringer          
      Teaching  Library Media Skills  using the book,
      The Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson
       
For information call (700) 719-2029.       

    March, 26, 2007- Metairie  Academy, Third, Fourth, & Fifth Graders
  
 
201 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA  presentation on being an illustrator.
   
Carol Ledoux, Librarian Metairie Academy      

     February, 2nd, 2007- Octavia Books
    513 Octavia Street, New Orleans
    Book signing and reading 3:00... 
Groundhog Stays Up Late
 
     
Visit their web site -- www.octaviabooks.com
    
     January, 27th , 2007-   The Catholic Book Store
     
8039 Fig Street, New Orleans
    Groundhog Stays Up Late
   book signing 11:00 - 1:00

   
 March. 4th , 2006- New Orleans Museum of Art  Grand Re-opening.
    
 Reading  Groundhog Stays Up Late   11:15 - 11:45   and booksigning... in The Cafe`

    February 21st, 2006 - Bissonet Plaza School , Third graders.
      6818 Kawanee Ave. Metairie, LA 70003
    Ellen Miller, Librarian 
    Grant from the Coleen Salley/ Bill Morris Foundation.
          
   
    February 18th, 2006 -  Maple Street Childrens' Book Shop
    
7529  Maple Street, New Orleans LA.  12:00-1:30  Booksigning for Groundhog Stays Up Late.   

  
February 2nd, 2006- Octavia Books...
   
513 Octavia Street , New  Orleans, LA.Booksigning for Groundhog Stays Up Late.
  
  

   August 5-8th, 2005 -- National Summer  Conference, SCBWI
   Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.
  
     Award ceremony to  receive the 2004 Golden Kite Award
     Best Picture Book Illustration for  
     The Mysterious  Collection of Dr. David Harleyson

     Giving two workshops:  From Concept to Publication--Are We There Yet? and
     Illustrating Natural History 
     Century Plaza Hotel, Los  Angeles, CA.   www.scbwi.org

     June 21st ,
2005
--Summer Children's  Literature Workshop of the
   Hunt Breakfast Conferences. 
  Carthage College,  Kenosha, WI.  
   Presentation on creating and publishing children's books,
   presenting The Mysterious Collection of Dr.  David Harleyson
   with a book signing. For information -- John Warren Stewig,
   The Center  f or  Children's Literature,
     (262) 552-5480.
   

    June 2nd ,
2005
--Louisiana State University,  Baton Rouge, LA.    
   
Giving a presentation at the installation of the Giverny Award winning books at 
   the Hill Library,to honor  Lonesome George the Giant Tortoise as the 2004 winner;  
    presented by the 15* degree Laboratory Biology Education Research Group.  
        www.15 degree lab

    April 9th, 2005-- Louisiana Chapter, SCBWI
     Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators. 
        
   Workshop presentation on  creating and publishing children's books,
   presenting The Mysterious Collection of Dr.  David Harleyson with a book signing.
    Academy of the Sacred Heart, 4521 St. Charles Avenue,  New Orleans, LA. 

    April 8th , 2005-- 38th Annual Fay Faigler  Children's Book Festival,
   
University of  Southern Mississippi.   Hattiesburg,  MS.   
    Presentation with Carrel Muller Gueringer on Teaching Library Media Skills using
    The Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson.   
    A book signing following.   For information call (700) 719-2029.    USM Bookfest

    March. 5th , 2005 -- New Orleans  Academy of Fine Arts Gallery &
    Octavia  Books
   Book signing during opening night of the  art exhibition. 6:00 to 8:00 pm,
    NOAFA 5256     Magazine Street , New Orleans ,  LA. www.noafa.com

    Jan. 22nd, 2005-- Louisiana School  Librarian Association Convention, 
    Garainger, LA.   
   Presentation with Carrel Muller Gueringer on Teaching Library Media Skills with
  The Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson.   a book signing to follow

    Dec. 12 th,2004 -- Barnes  and Noble,
 
   Hwy. 190 Mandeville, LA
    A book signing of   The Mysterious Collection of  Dr. David Harleyson.


     Dec.5 th,2004 --
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art,
 
     615  Howard Ave. New Orleans LA.
     A book signing of  The Mysterious Collection of Dr. David   Harleyson.
     
www.  ogdenmuseum.org

     Dec.4 th,
2004 Beaucoup  Books,
     3951 Magazine St. , New Orleans , LA  504 895-2663.  A book signing of  
     The  Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson.
  --
www.beaucoupbooks .com  

   Dec.3 rd,2004
-- Walter  Anderson Museum of Art,  
   510 Washington  Ave. , Oceans Springs, MS 39564.    
   A book  signing of The Mysterious Collection of Dr.  David Harleyson.
   Visit  www.walterandersonmuseum.com

    Dec. 1 st, 2004 --  Louise S. McGehee School,  
    2343 Prytania  Street New Orleans, LA 70130.
   
Presentations and discussions with McGehee  students about
   being an illustrator and author of children's books, followed by a book signing.


    Nov. 20 th,2004 --  Collected Works Bookstore
   208-B San  Francisco Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico.  
   A book  signing of The Mysterious Collection of Dr.  David Harleyson.  
  http://www.collectedworksbookstore.com


    Nov. 13th 2004 - Lemuria Books, 4506 Office Park Drive ,  Jackson , MS 39206 
    Book signing of The  Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson.

   Oct. 2nd,2004 -- Octavia Books , 513 Octavia Street , New  Orleans LA.  
   A book signing and reading of The  Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson .
    Visit their web site --
www.octaviabooks.com

   Sept. 25th 2004 - Maple Street Children's Book Shop 
  
7529  Maple Street, New Orleans LA.    
  The release party  and book signing of The Mysterious Collection of  Dr. David Harleyson .
   Visit their web site --  www.maplestreetbookshop.com


     Sept. 20 th & 24 th,2004 -- Academy of The  Sacred Heart, New Orleans.   
    Presentations and discussions with Sacred Heart students about being an illustrator  
    and author of children's  books.

    Sept. 11 th,2004 -- MidSouth Booksellers  Association convention, 
    New Orleans Hyatt ,  New Orleans, LA. Meet and greet independent booksellers,
    presenting The Mysterious  Collection of Dr. David Harleyson .