Author Visits

Now Scheduling for 2018-19 School Year!-2

Download full 2018 2019 Katey Howes Author Visit Information here.

  • Katey Howes is an author, literacy advocate and mom of three ravenous readers who blogs about connecting kids with books in meaningful ways. Katey is happy to tailor visit length, format and content to address the needs and interests of your organization. She will work with your school or organization to find the itinerary and price that is right for you.
  • Half and full day programs are available.
  • All sessions can be adapted to suit grades PreK through 6.
  • Katey will provide resources to use prior to and following the visit so students get the most out of the experience.

Whether it’s a handful or a school full, Katey can engage and entertain your audience. Her love of children, literature and language shines in every session.

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Katey helps kids find connections between their own lives and the written word. She encourages them to open their minds and inspires them to learn, create, innovate and collaborate!

Program Topics May Include

  • Writing and Revisinggreen bean reading

Ideas, structure, editing & revision.

  • How a Book is Made

Peek inside the publishing process.

Learn about an author’s life.

  • Elements of Story

Explore setting, character, point of view, pacing, structure, and illustration.

  • Imperfectly Perfect

Accepting differences, mistakes; embracing failure and change.

Utilizes reflections on GRANDMOTHER THORN and MAGNOLIA MUDD.

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  •  MUDD Power

Make mistakes.

Use your unique talents.

Dream big.

Design and Do!

Reinforces #STEAM concepts & #GrowthMindset