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- Latest visits -
Zoom with students of Capac Elementary in Michigan on March 24 where 8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel ÷ One Dog = Chaos was their selection for One School/One Book
For more information about 8 Class Pets, click here.
World Read Aloud Day
Gates Library in Gates, NY on February 1
For more pictures of the World Read Aloud event, click here.
The Bird House, in Rochester, NY on November 19
For more pictures from my visit to The Bird House, click here.
- Rochester Children's Book Festival -
in Rochester, NY on November 5
To see pictures from the RCBF, click here.
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- Festival to Go -

in-person author visits at Charles Carroll School #46 (Rochester, NY) on Wednesday - Thursday, October 26 - 27

For more pictures from Charles Carroll School, click here.


- Festival to Go -

In-person author visits at
Anna Murray-Douglass Academy School #12 (Rochester, NY) on Wednesday - Thursday October 19 - 20
For more pictures from AMDA Festival to Go, click here.
- Festival to Go -
The Rochester Area Children's Writers & Illustrators outreach program to Rochester City School District schools 
Recorded-specially-for-this-event virtual author and illustrator presentations are available for 6 weeks (till Thanksgiving vacation) to all RCSD schools.
For screen shots of the virtual presentations, or
if you've watched my presentation and want to be reminded of the questions, click here.
- Website News - 

- Notice the Study Guides flag -

That's the place to go if you're interested in activities, discussion questions, or study guides for my books.  For the moment, there are only three (for 8 Class Pets, Curses, Inc., and Heir Apparent).  So, if you've written a study guide or quizz for one of my other books and you're willing to share, please contact: 

Lucy Giglio, Author Booking Agent


(Lucy is also the person to contact to book a school visit.)

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