Author Visits


Buy From Publisher

Enter the promo code: BOKSCHL2018
to get $2.00 off after an Author Visit

School Visits


4th-6th grades: inspiration for story and writing process of realistic fiction

25 min presentation with Google slides followed by Q/A

Fee: to be determined depending on travel

“Carolyn’s presentation offered my students a glimpse into a real author’s experience. Most importantly, she connected her writing process with their writing process and demonstrated how to take action for a cause.”
— Jennifer Kahlenberg
6th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Sunset Ridge School

The Joseph Sears School, Kenilworth, IL

5th grade

The inspiration for story and writing process on realistic fiction

Book Stores


Book launch, signing, and presentation

The Book Stall, Winnetka, IL

Meet the author

Hyde Park Children’s Book Fair

Want to go on a safari without leaving Chicago?

Hyde Park, IL

Library Events


KidLit Fest & iRead Kick Off Event
Highland Park Public Library

Middle Grade and Young Adult debut authors discuss paths to publication

Oak Park Public Library

Adult Venues


Evening program: Draw Inspiration From The World Around You: 3 pieces of advice for more authentic writing.

Illinois Reading Conference

Peoria, IL

Association of Illinois School Library Educators

Tinley Park, IL