Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Gillian & Sparky the Wonderfish, Featured Author & Title - LA Times Festival of Books UCLA (Sat, Sun April 25, 26 2009)

Gillian will be a Featured Author & Title at The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books UCLA:
(Booth # 631)
April 25th & April 26th
UCLA Main Campus
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Gillian will be Featured & Signing at GLAWS booth: #631
Saturday, April 25th - from 12:00PM until 2:00PM
Sunday, April 26th - from 2:00PM until 4:00PM

Admission to the Festival of Books is FREE
Parking is $9.00

(LATFOB is open to the public 10AM to 6PM Sat. & 10AM to 5PM Sun.)

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Reading, Signing, Q & A - Hillsides Elementary School! (Wed. Feb. 25th)

Gillian has been asked to Read and Sign and have a Coloring Session at the Hillsides School February 25th.  The Hillsides School is a school for Foster Care & Special Education for Abused Children.  Founded 95 years ago, Hillsides mission is to create a safe place for children, strengthen families, provide special education and advocate children's rights.  Hillsides works with many social and child services organizations, including LA County, Pasadena, Glendale, and San Gabriel Valley school districts.

Wednesday, February 25th 2009 
2:15PM - 3:00PM
Ages 7 to 10 years old.

Hillsides School
940 Avenue 64
Pasadena, CA 91105

Guest parking should be available outside the administration building.

Contact: Ms. Sherri Ginsberg, Librarian
323-254-2274 x 404
Email: sherri_312001@yahoo.com

(Purchasing 10 Sparky books discussed)

Friday, January 16, 2009

2 Readings at The Center For A New Generation (Tues. Feb. 17th)

Gillian has scheduled a Reading, Q & A and Coloring session for the Center For A New Generation with a focus on literacy.  It is a foundation started by Condoleezza Rice in 1991. It's purpose is to increase literacy for children grades one to eight.  It is based in Menlo Park, California.  In 1996 CNG merged with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula.  It is an innovative after-school academic enrichment program.  The goal is to increase the high school graduation rate by helping young students prepare for high school and college.  The program focuses on Math and Language Arts.  Electives such as Art and Music are offered to help students express their imagination and creativity. 

Tuesday, February 17th 2009
2:30PM Campus Tour
3:30PM younger grades Reading, Q & A, Coloring Session
4:30PM older grades Reading, Q & A
Menlo Park Clubhouse
401 Pierce Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Contact: Amy Leibert, Development Associate
(Wendy, Academic Director)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula
Ph: 650-646-6126 direct
Fax: 650-322-9042
Email: aliebert@bgcp.org

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Reading & Signing at The Laureate School San Luis Obispo,CA (Thurs, Feb. 13th)!

Gillian has multiple events booked at the Laureate School in San Luis Obispo, California.
She will be Reading, Signing, Coloring, as well as Q & A's.  The Laureate school is a private school with a 5 star rating.  Their mission is to educate students to become stewards, leaders and citizens of the 21st century's global world through project based learning, coursework in the arts, technology and foreign language and a school-wide character program. 

Friday, February 13th, 2009
8:30AM • Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
(Multipurpose Room)
9:30AM • Preschool
(4 Classes)
11:15AM - 12:00PM • 5th Grade
(In their Classroom)

The Laureate School
880 Laureate Lane
San Luis Obispo, California

Contact: Susan Townsand, Events Coordinator & 1st Grade Teacher
Email: stownsend@laureateschool.org
Kelly Passanisi, Middle School Teacher, English