Always Follow Your Dreams!
School and Library Visits
Litwin Elementary School in Chicopee, MA

The best part about being a children's author is getting to read my stories to kids!  I have currently read to over 3,500 students ranging in age from toddlers to 5th graders, and I haven’t lost a student yet!


A typical presentation lasts 45 minutes to one hour.  I make it fun with a reading of the book(s), questions and answers, and fun stories.  I am happy to work in any classroom concepts that is being taught as well.


Age Range & Group Size:
My presentation is appropriate for students from preschool through elementary school. I adapt my presentation for the younger children.  I have read to all different size groups, from 10 children to over 300.  For the larger presentations, I put the illustrations up on a screen and read with (or without) a microphone.  Depending on your school’s needs, I can do one large presentation or up to 5 sessions in one day.


Giving back to schools:

I always leave a copy of each book for your school’s library and donate $1 per book sold (from your school) back to the school’s reading program.  An order form will be created for you to distribute to the students, and signed copies will be delivered to your school.



Please contact me directly to discuss fees.


About me:

My tagline is “Always Follow Your Dreams” and that is what I am doing!  


I grew up in Northern Michigan listening to my father’s stories, imagining the characters, being transported to the locations and engaging in the plots.  I discovered that I also had the creativity to put my thoughts to paper and used writing as a sort of escapism.  After marrying the man of my dreams and having two beautiful boys, true happiness began to shine and the stories and words started to flow.  After years of telling stories to my boys and their friends, I decided to share them with the world!  I truly hope that you enjoy them too! 

Contact me to schedule a visit! - Connecting Authors and Artists with Schools
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