I love to visit with students! As a former middle school teacher and professional presenter, I’ve spoken to more than 30,000 students of all ages across the U.S. To read more about my presentations and writers’ workshops, please click here.
For more information about school visits, please email my booking agent, Sheena Moore: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Words Across the World – A resource page for educators in the Austin Independent School District.
Book Trailer—Check out my book trailer! It features pictures I took while visiting Malawi.
Galimoto–Kids in Malawi make toys from materials they find in the environment. Use this handout to inspire your students to make their own toys.
A Thousand Never Evers Interactive Reader Guide—This teacher guide includes factual and critical thinking questions for each chapter. It also features video I took in the Mississippi Delta. You and your students can accompany me through the house where Medgar Evers lived and tour an old Greyhound bus station where there were segregated waiting rooms. Click here to start!
The Making of A Thousand Never Evers—Here you’ll find interviews with interesting people I talked to as I researched and wrote A Thousand Never Evers. If you click the book icon included with each interview, you can see how I transformed the information I discovered in each interview into my work of fiction.
Classroom Discussion—I’ve written some articles that could make for great classroom discussion among students reading A Thousand Never Evers.