SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES AND VENUES VISITED BY THE AUTHOR:

Jane Addams Elementary, Chicago, 2005, 2006

Bower Elementary, Warrenville, 2014

Bridgeview School, Bridgeview, 2010

Brooks Elementary, Aurora, 2007

Cardinal Bernadine School, Orland Park, 2008

Chavez Elementary Academy, Chicago, 2010

Christian Heritage, Northfield, 2010

Centennial Elementary, Orland Park, 2004

Christian Heritage Academy, 2010

Crème de le Crème Preschool, Romeoville, 2013

Crete Elementary, Crete, 2008

Crossroads Elementary, Joliet, 2010

Culbertson Elementary, Joliet, 2008

Henry Clay Elementary, Chicago, 2004 - 2008

Robert Davidson Center, Orland Park, 2007

Deer Path Elementary, Carey, 2011

Jose de Diego Community Academy, Chicago, 2009

Dirkson Elementary, Joliet, 2007

Fierke Education Center, Oak Forest, 2007

Flanagan Elementary, Flanagan, 2010

Franklin Loebe Center, Orland Park, 2008, 2010, 2013

Freemont Elementary, Mundelein, 2006

Eisenhower Academy, Joliet, 2008

Graham Elementary, Naperville, 2016

Heritage Academy, 2010

Hoover Elementary, Calumet City, 2005

Anne M. Jeans Elementary, Burr Ridge, 2007

Jefferson Elementary, Joliet, 2007

Infant Jesus of Prague, Flossmoor, 2005-2008

Irene King Elementary, Romeoville, 2007

Kennedy Elementary, Chicago Heights, 2008

Lawn Manor Primary Center, 2010

Henry Lee Elementary, Chicago, 2005- 2008

Lincoln Park Elementary, Oak Park, 2006 - 2010

Lincoln Elementary, Glen Ellyn, 2014

Luther Elementary, Burbank, 2011

Madison Elementary, Hinsdale, 2013

Marycrest Elementary, Joliet, 2007, 2010

Christa Mcauliffe, Tinley Park, 2004

McKinley Elementary, Ottawa, 2007

Memorial Elementary, Tinley Park, 2006

New Life Home School, New Lenox, 2005, 2006

Orland Center School, Orland Park, 2005

Patton Elementary, Arlington Heights, 2016

Prairie Elementary, Orland Park, 2005

Praire State College, Chicago Heights, 2012

Reed Elementary, Homer Glen, 2009, 2010, 2011

Sandidge Elementary, Tinley Park, 2007

Sandburg Elementary, Joliet, 2010

Southwest Christian School, Tinley Park, 2006

Spaulding Elementary, Midlothian, 2012

St. Frances Xavier, LaGrange, 2009, 2010

St. Cletus School, LaGrange, 2009

Steeple Run School, Naperville, 2008, 2009

Sward Elementary, Oak Lawn, 2007

Taft Elementary, Joliet, 2010

Tibbott Elementary, Bolingbrook, 2006, 2011

Trinity Homeschool Group, LaGrange Park, 2010, 2011

Bernard J. Ward Elementary, Romeoville, 2007

Harold Washington Elementary, Chicago, 2004 - 2008

Universal School, Bridgeview, 2010

Wharton Elementary, Summit, 2002

West Pullman Elementary, Chicago, 2005

White Career Academy, Chicago, 2005 - 2008

Whittier Elementary, Oak Park, 2005

Willow Elementary, Willow Springs, 2010

Willow Elementary, Homewood, 2010

Woodgate Elementary, Matteson, 2006

Woodview Elementary, Bolingbrook, 2006, 2007

LIBRARIES

Alsip Library, 2010

Arlington Heights Library, 2012

Berwyn Library, 2013

Brighton Park Library, 2014

Burr Ridge Library, 2005

Dole Library, 2004

Ela-Area Library, Lake Zurich, 2012

Elmhurst Library, 2008

Evergreen Library, 2009

Flossmoor Library, 2007

Fountaindale Library, 2008 - 2013

Greater Grand Crossing Library, 2014

Harold Washington Library, 2007, 2009

Homer Township Library,  2004, 2007

Joliet Library, 2007

Justice Library, 2004

LaGrange Park Library, 2010, 2011

Mokena Library, 2007, 2009, 2012

Orland Park Library,  2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

Park Forest Library, 2005, 2007

South Holland Library, 2006

West Lawn Library, 2014

OTHER VENUES

Anderson’s Children’s Literature Breakfast, 2004 - 2016

Book Blast-Kidlits, Orland Park, 2009, 2010

Governor’s State University, 2010

Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, 2001 - 2004, 2011

Illinois Reading Recovery, Chicago, 2007

Illinois Reading Council, Springfield, 2005, 2006, 2008

Illinois School Library Reading Association, St. Charles, 2010

Illinois State Young Authors, Normal, 2005

Lemont Park District, Lemont, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2011

Macon Reading Council, Decatur, 2008

Midwest Literature Festival, Aurora, 2004, 2005

Morton Arboretum, Lisle, 2010

Off Campus Writers’ Workshop, Winnetka, 2011

St. Xavier University Lit. Conference, Orland Park, 2008

SCBWI Nuts and Bolts Program, River Forest, 2007

SCBWI Chicago Networks, 2014

SCBWI Orland Networks, 2014

SCBWI Prairie Writer’s Day, 2014

Scholastic Book Fair, Oak Lawn, 2006, 2007

Poetry Power! Savanah, 2004