School Visits

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Skyping with a class in Gainesville, Texas

To book me for a school visit or other event, email me at

I also love to make Skype visits!

Dear Melissa,

Thank you so much for being with us yesterday for World Read-Aloud Day!  The students absolutely loved the Roly Poly and Fox and Crow books! For PreK and Kinder to remain so entertained is quite a feat! Your time is very much appreciated, as well as your enthusiasm, love and passion for writing!

Linda C., Edison Elementary
Gainesville, TX

Brave Writer Arrow Literature Guide on The Prairie Thief

Resources for teachers & homeschoolers:

My Just for Kids page
Bravewriter Arrow language arts guide to The Prairie Thief
How a Colorado wildlife refuge inspired the setting of The Prairie Thief
A Prairie Thief luncheon
Martha Years resource & activity page
Charlotte Years resource & activity page
Inch and Roly spotlight and letter to readers at S&S’s Ready-to-Read site
My big list of book recommendations

Previous speaking engagements have included:

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