Pride at Castro Valley Library

Castro Valley Library, Saturday, June 1, 1-2:30 pm I am so honored that Castro Valley Library is making a Just. Like. You. Story Walk* for Pride Month. To kick things off, we’ll walk the Story Walk, have a Storytime, and then put on our dancing shoes for the PRIDE DANCE PARTY! You don’t want to… Read more »

Join me at Fabulosa Books with Katryn Bury and Our Family Coalition

I’m so excited to do a program with one of my favorite organizations, Our Family Coalition, along with fabulous fellow author Katryn Bury, whose most recent book is: Drew Leclair Gets a Clue. Katryn and I will be reading and leading activities and all-around celebrating books and being proud to be who we are at… Read more »

Reading and Rocking Out with the Alphabet Rockers at SFPL! July 17, 2023

July 17, 2023, 12-1 pm Eureka Valley/Harvey Milk Memorial Branch 1 Jose Sarria Court San Francisco, CA 94114 I’m so thrilled to be doing a storytime as the opener to a concert by the Grammy-Award-winning group the ALPHABET ROCKERS! Their music and Just. Like. You. share messages of acceptance, joy, and social awareness. It’s going… Read more »

I’ll see you at Fairyland June 3, 2023

I am so thrilled to be headed to Oakland’s Children’s Fairyland for their Children’s Book Festival. There will be so many wonderful local creators, you won’t want to miss it!

Storytimes in Lexington, KY and Portland, OR!

I’m thrilled to be able to take this show on the road and see old friends and make new friends in Lexington, KY — my hometown — and Portland, OR! I’ll be at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington, where I spent a lot of time as a young person. It’s an amazing, huge indie bookstore with… Read more »

Just. Like. You. is here!

I am so excited to share that Just. Like. You. came out on December 6, 2022. On that day, I went to two bookstores with my dear friend Angela to see it on the shelves. Seeing the book in the bookstores definitely made it real. And, of course since it was a birthday — there… Read more »

Press Release is Out!

POW! Kids has sent out a press release for JUST. LIKE. YOU (screen shot of the top half is below)! And the book will be out in December. They even have an actual copy of the real book, which you can see on Instagram. I am very excited!