A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of helping kick off the Get Georgia Reading campaign. It is a wonderful project whose goal is to get all Georgia children proficient in reading by the 3rd grade, as well as to help them learn to love books and stories.
One of the BEST things about this job is kids. Kids are AMAZING! After many of our visits, teachers and kids send us artwork and letters letting us know how we did. If you’re on the fence about hosting an author visit, check out the feedback below from some of the kids at Blanchard Elementary in Columbus, GA.
While we don’t have room to post all of our letters, Kids, please know that Carmen reads EVERY SINGLE ONE. They really do make her day, so keep them coming! We will continue to post kid letters as we get them!
Carmen had an AMAZING visit at Macedonia Elementary School in Canton, GA! They were kind enough to share a few photos of their day with Carmen. If you have photos of your school visit with Carmen, or would like to bring her to your school, e-mail me at DeedyBooking@gmail.com. We would love to work with you!
Hello Everyone! We are excited to announce that we will be making changes to our website over the coming weeks.
Along with information about Carmen’s upcoming performances and books, we will also share books we love, resources we can’t live without, and give you a peek at rare books in our collection that seem to us too beautiful not to share.
If you are a school that has hosted Carmen, send us your pictures of her visit and we will be sure to share them.
What content would you like to see? A place for kids to write? Writing tips for Young Authors?
Send us your ideas and we will try to make it happen!
Carmen will be speaking at the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) next week. If you are going to be in Atlanta March 5-7, be sure to check it out. Carmen will be doing the Opening General Session Keynote, Friday, March 6 at 9:30 a.m. There will be a book signing to follow.
Check out the entire program here. This years theme is “All that Glitters is SCOLT.” You won’t want to miss it!
Come join Carmen this Saturday, January 24 at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Georgia Public Broadcasting will be hosting a celebration in honor of 45 years with Sesame Street! Don’t miss the special VIP guest, Cookie Monster himself!
Carmen will be telling stories from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Center.