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Upcoming Events
May 2nd, 2024 9:30am-10:15am: Bella Vista Elementary
4th and 5th Grade Assembly
May 2nd, 2024 9:30am-10:15am: Dorris-Eaton Elementary
4th-6th Grade Assembly
May 4th, 2024: Bay Area Book Festival

11:15am-12pm Storytime: Corazon with Michael Genhart, Mónica Mancillas, and Joe Cepeda

4pm-4:45pm Middle School Beyond the Classroom with Mónica Mancillas, Marissa Moss, Kekla Magoon, and Nicole Chen
May 15th, 2024 8:15am: St. Timothy Elementary
Lower Grade Assembly
May 17th, 2024 9am: Liberty Elementary, Riverside
Career Day Workshop
September 27th, 2024 3pm EST: Latinx Kidlit Book Festival
Virtual Craft Workshop, Details TBD
November 21st-24th, 2024: NCTE, Boston

Panel: Meeting the Crisis of Anxiety with Stories That Help Readers Love Themselves (with Ann Braden, Mike Jung, Susan Tan, and Chris Baron

Panel: Teaching Through Our Shared Humanity: Providing Hope Through the Arts in Middle Grade Fiction (with E.L. Shen, Alexandra Alessandri, Karen Chow, and Ashley Granillo)
Past Events
October 8, 2022 at 11am: Storytime at Barnes & Noble Burbank
Reading and Book Signing
October 9, 2022: Storytime at Village Well Books and Coffee, Culver City
Reading and Book Signing
October 11, 2022: Reading and Signing, Edison Elementary
October 14, 2022, 10am EST: Latinx Kidlit Book Festival
 "Pura Amor" Panel with Duncan Tonatiuh and Eric Velasquez
October 15, 2022, 2pm: Storytime at Cellar Door Books, Riverside
 10th Anniversary Celebration w/ Isabel Quintero, Evan Turk
October 16, 2022: Author Visit: Edison Elementary
 Craft Discussion: Show Don't Tell
2022,  Promoting a Classroom of Empathy and Compassion Through
Diverse Picture Books w/ Terry C. Jennings, Ana Siquiera, Alexandra Alessandri, and Karina Gonzalez
February 1, 2023: World Read Aloud Day
March 2, 2023, 2pm: Career and College Day, The Charter School of San Diego
August 5, 2023, 11am: Double Feature Story Time at Barnes and Noble Burbank 
Reading, Drawing Demo featuring Betty C. Tang, & Signing
August 12, 2023 11am: Double Feature Story Time at Once Upon a Time Bookstore Montrose
Reading, Drawing Demo featuring Betty C. Tang, & Signing
September 22nd, 2023: Capistrano Avenue Elementary 
School Visit
October 7th, 2023 12pm: Cellar Door Books Grand Re-Opening
Reading and Signing
October 13th, 2023: Bret Harte Elementary
Reading and Signing with Andrea J. Loney and Benson Shum
November 7th: Marquez Charter Elementary
Read-a-Thon Storytime Reading
February 2nd, 2024 6pm-8pm: Authors & Illustrators Night, Lowell Elementary
Workshop and Book Signing
February 22nd: Gabriella Charter School, Echo Park
Reading and Book Signing
February 28th: Walden School, Pasadena
All-School Assembly
March 6th, 2024: Young Authors Conference, Vista Del Valle Elementary
All-School Assembly and Book Signing
March 8th, 2024 10am: Liggett Street Elementary, Panorama City
March 16th, 2024 10am-1pm: Storywalk, Jarupa Valley
Read aloud, book sales, and signing
April 5th, 2024: Jefferson Elementary
TK/K/1 Assembly
April 6th, 2024: Launch of SING IT LIKE CELIA at Once Upon a Time Bookstore, Montrose
In Conversation with TBD, book signing to follow
April 12th, 2024: Hazel Creek Elementary, Chula Vista
All School Assembly
April 13th, 2024 10am-12:30pm: Read Across America Festival, Nancy Cory Elementary
Workshops, Book Signing, and Raffle
April 18th, 2024 1pm-2:20pm: DeAnza Elementary, Baldwin Park
TK-Grade 2 Assembly 
April 20th, 2024 3pm-6pm: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Book sales and signing at SCBWI Booth
April 24th, 2024 8:15am-9am: Kipp Comienza Community Prep
K-2 Assembly
April 27th, 2024 2pm: Independent Bookstore Day at Cellardoor Books, Riverside
In-Convo and Book Signing
April 28th, 2024 12pm-3pm: Express Yourself Fundraiser, Fox Studios Lot
Reading at Arty's Book Nook
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