On The Road Again

On The Road Again


Stockton, CA. Day Two. THE BIG READ tour.

Up early writing in Stockton. Looks like another nice day here. This morning I was at Delta Vista/Venture Academy. This afternoon was at Manteca High School. Spoke to a lot very nice High School students. Librarian’s Paul Sevilla and John Esquivel were my escorts today. Two great guys. Heading back […]


Stockton, CA. Day One. THE BIG READ tour. 3

I’m in Stockton, CA today and tomorrow visiting two schools a day. The public library got an NEA grant to promote reading. Their theme? THE BIG READ featuring “The Call of the Wild.” Something I’m familiar with, in fact, and in fiction. Today I was with librarians Suzy Daveluy and […]


4 Skype day. 4

I had a lot of fun today sitting at my desk visiting four schools. The students at all the schools were well prepared with great questions. This makes the time fly by… Before you know it we’re ending the connection and saying good-bye. The schools were Nord Middle School in […]


Bethel, Alaska.

Last day of my “Alaska Spirit of Reading” tour.  I really had a lot of fun. I’m in Bethel as I make this post after speaking to a wonderful group of kids.  Woke up this morning to light snow coming.  Cleared up this afternoon…a bit.  But I have a long […]


Fairbanks, Alaska. 2

Stumbled into the hotel in Fairbanks very early yesterday morning. Slept late without at alarm, but I was up early today write before I headed out to speak. Beautiful two days here. Blue skies with just a few clouds. Mid-50’s during the day. And it stays light until after 9pm. […]


Sitka, Alaska. 5

Got into Sitka late last night. Spoke to 6th an 7th grade at Blatchley Middle School. Two groups of great kids. In the afternoon I did a Rural District Audio Conference. Kids called in with questions from l over the state, which was very cool. After this I did a […]