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Growing Up Pedro
detail of illustration from Growing Up Pedro

Events, 2019  2018  2017  2016  2015
Feb 10
Growing Up Pedro release date!
Feb 27
7:00 pm, launch event for Growing Up Pedro at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, MA
March 8
2:00 pm, launch event for Growing Up Pedro at Book Ends in Winchester, MA.
March 14
1:00 pm, reading and signing Growing Up Pedro at Barnes and Noble in Newington, NH
April 14
3:00-5:00 pm, "Authorfest" book signing at the town hall in Winchester, MA
April 18 1:30-3:00 pm, signing Growing Up Pedro at Animal Instinct in Ogunquit, ME
May 3
12:00, signing Growing Up Pedro at G. Willikers in Portsmouth, NH
May 3 3:30 pm, Behind-the-scenes tour of Fenway Park, with the winners of this contest.
June 4
6:00 pm, presentation and signing for Growing Up Pedro at The Concord Museum in Concord, MA. It's "Extra Innings" night, with free museum admission for all youth baseball and softball players, coaches, families and fans.
July 29-31
Growing Up Pedro Boston Public Library Tour. I'll be presenting at 9 branches of the Boston Public Library over 3 days. Each presentation will be followed by a fun art project. Registration required. Details here.
August 8
All day, Summer Teacher Workshop: We Love Picture Books, at the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, MA. I'll be presenting with fellow authors and illustrators Lizi Boyd, Jason Chin, Shelley Rotner, and Bill Thomson.
Oct 22-23
Keynote speaker at the UVU Forum on Engaged Reading "For the Love of Reading" Conference, in Midway, Utah.
Oct 29
6:00 pm, Opening reception for "The Original Art 2015" exhibit, Musuem of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, in New York City.
Nov 19-21
I'll be presenting and signing books at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN

School Visits, 2015
Feb 24      
Ashby Elementary School, Ashby, MA
March 4
Saddlewood School, Albany, NY
March 5
Roessville School, Albany, NY
March 6
Forest Park School, Albany, NY
March 10
The Windward School, White Plains, NY
March 25
Enfield Elementary School, Oreland, PA
March 26
Jenkintown Elementary School, Jenkintown, PA
March 30
Hallsville Elementary School, Manchester, NH
April 1
Thorton's Ferry School, Merrimack, NH
April 2
Mastricola School, Merrimack, NH
April 3
Reeds Ferry School, Merrimack, NH
April 7
Foster Elementary School, Hingham, MA
April 7
East Elementary School, Hingham, MA
April 13
Dedham Public Schools, Dedham, MA
April 14
Winchester Public Schools, Winchester, MA
April 16
Pollard School, Plaistow, NH
April 28
EE Little School, North Reading, MA
April 29 EE Little School, North Reading, MA
April 30
CK Burns School, Saco, ME
May 4
Bowen Elementary School, Newton, MA
May 18
Clark-Wilkins School, Amherst, NH
May 21 Inter-Lakes Elementary School, Meredith, NH
May 22 Inter-Lakes Elementary School, Meredith, NH
May 27 Major Edwards School, West Boylston, MA
June 1
Thoreau School, Concord, MA
Oct 13
Meadowbrook School, Weston, MA
Oct 15
Willard School, Concord, MA
Oct 29
Williams O. Schaefer School, Tappan, NY
Nov 6
Bishop Stang High School, Dartmouth, MA
Nov 10
Midland Street School, Worcester, MA
Nov 12
Kensington Elementary School, Kensington, NH
Nov 13
Underwood Elementary School, Newton, MA
Nov 18
Hebron Station School, Hebron, ME
Nov 18
Guy E. Rowe Elementary School, Norway, ME

JFK Library event
presenting at the JFK Library in Boston, 2011

Barnes and Noble
drawing at Barnes and Noble, 2011

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