Juega Conmigo Family Celebration

Come Play With Me: A Juega Conmigo Family Celebration Thank you to the over 200 children and parents who attended our Juega Conmigo program family celebration on June 10th! We had so much fun celebrating play, learning, and literacy. Thanks to CCF Advisory Council members, all children attending the event received a copy of Patricia Vermillion’s book… Read more »


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Lassoing Literacy

As part of the North Texas Children’s Authors and Illustrators’ “Lassoing Literacy,” teacher Kathy Ritz will join Media Center Coordinator Patricia Vermillion in presenting the author’s recently released children’s book Hound Dawg. The event will be held at the Dallas Public Library’s Erik Jonsson Central Library: Saturday November 5 from 1:15 to 1:25 p.m.. 1515… Read more »

Square Books Jr and The Baddour Center

Monday at 3:00, Hound Dawg and I read and signed in Oxford Mississippi at the fabulous Square Books Jr. Hound Dawg frightened a few children, but not on purpose. He had SOME children sitting in his lap. Monday at 6:30, Hound Dawg and I presented and signed at The Baddour Center in Senatobia, Mississippi. Hound Dawg… Read more »

St Joseph’s Academy

St. Joseph’s Academy in Columbus, Ohio. A super group of third grade students who enjoyed learning about different ways to retell a story. I actually learned a quite a bit from these exceptional students. Thank you!

Texas Book Festival

Mrs. Johnson’s First Grade Students from Old Town Elementary School read a fabulous introduction to “Hound Dawg!” What a wonderful way to start the day!