Events and Author Visits

Sharing adventures in Italy with children around the world

one book at a time

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Sample Classroom Author Visit

  • Author Introduction
  • Excerpt Reading
  • Question and Answer with Students
  • Discussion of literary elements from reading
  • Age-appropriate writing tips
  • Distribution of pre-ordered signed copies of Mario and The Stones and Fortuna Finds a Family (in-person visits only)

Katy brings many Italian props and Fortuna to classroom visits!

Katy reads to 2nd graders (left) and 7th-grade language arts classes (right) in Aviano Italy.

Katy virtually visits 2nd-grade classes at Meriweather Lewis Elementary School (her alma mater) in Ivy Virginia