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October 2015
21st Ojai Art Center
113 S. Montgomery Ave., Ojai, CA 93023 - View Map on Google
Christine
    Presentation, readings, book signing Books will be available for sale Refreshments
April 2015
13th Museum of Ventura County
100 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001 - View Map on Google
Amada Irma Perez/805-642-7940
    Literary Quinceańera - Fifteenth Anniversary Party for first book, My Very Own Room/Mi propio cuartito. 2-4 pm. Music, readings, book signing, Q & A, Birthday cake. Free And open to the public.
July 2012
9th Oxnard College
Oxnard, 93033
Mark Urwick 805-766-9113
    Young Writers' Camp for students in 4th-8th grades for two weeks: July 9-20.
April 2012
14th Wild Birds Unlimited
2624 El Camino Road, Carlsbad, CA 92010 - View Map on Google
Silvia Slemmer 760-720-1906
    Prize-winning author will read her books and introduce participants to her latest, "Desert Quails Hit Jungle Trails," and "MY Handy Writing Book: A New Fun & Easy Way to Write Stories."Booksigning, too.
March 2012
28th South Oxnard Senior Center
Oxnard, CA 93030
Desiree Ventura: Desire.Ventura@ci.oxnard.ca.us (805-385-8042
2nd Ventura Community College
71 Day Road , Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Ventura College Continuing Education 805-654-6459
    Writing & Publishing Your Children’s Book If you have ever dreamed of writing and publishing a children's book, enroll in this new workshop conducted by prize-winning author Amada Irma Perez. In this intensive weekend, you will learn the tips that will make your stories leap from your heart and memory and onto the page. You will dive into the publishing process. Bring your working manuscripts or ideas, as well as something to write on and a pen. Prepare for a wonderful writing experience. Registration: www.communityed.venturacollege.edu
January 2012
21st California State Univ East Bay
100 Carlos Bee Road, Hayward, CA 94544 - View Map on Google
Cynthia Medina: 510-670-4549
    Academic Language and Literacy Conference for Addressing the Needs of Language Learners Workshop Presenter/Book Signing 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
October 2011
24th Utah Humanities Book Festival
Bicknell/ Salt Lake City , Utah, , CA
Susan Katz/415-312-1212 connectingauthors.com
    Presentations/ booksigning in schools, libraries, community centers
1st Fall Into Literacy Book Festival
Waterfront Park, Wilmington, CA
Martha Sherod/msherod@lapl.org
    Presentation/Booksigning at Literacy Festival/ Fun for the whole family
September 2011
17th Bank of Books
748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Carmen 805-643-3154/Amada Irma Perez 805-642-7940
    Book Release Party for Amada's new book: "My Handy Writing Book: A New, Fun & Easy Way to Write Stories." Free journals and pens for the first 20 people. Fun for the whole family!
16th Ventura County Bilingual Conference
Ventura Marriot/2055 Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001 - View Map on Google
Amada Irma Perez 805-642-7940
    Preview Presentation for Ventura County educators/CABE of new book: "My Handy Writing Book: A New, Fun & Easy Way to Write Stories"
August 2011
11th Curious Cup Bookstore
929 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, CA (805) 220-6608 ‎ · curiouscup.com ,
Amada Irma Perez 805-642-7940
    Book Reading/Pajama Party/Sneak peek of new book: "My Handy Writing Book: A New, Fun & Easy Way to Write Stories" Grab a kid, wear your favorite pajamas and come meet the author! Fun for the whole family!!!
July 2011
23rd Brock Hills
2301 Aztec Ave, Brock Hills, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Barbara Valenteen/970-946-9041
    Writing Workshop at "Nurturing the Soul" Women's Conference
19th UCLA
1320 Moore Hall, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90095 - View Map on Google
Araceli Berenice Urena/310-206-7574
    Presentation/booksigning Writing Project Leadership Symposium
12th Pleasant Valley Senior Center
1605 Burnley Street, Camarillo, CA
Kathleen Kaiser/805-524-6970
    Guest Speaker Presentation/Booksigning at the monthly meeting of the Ventura County Writers Club 7pm
11th Oxnard College
Bard Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93033 - View Map on Google
Sally Sibley King/ 805-986-1564
    Teaching Young Writers' Camp for kids 9-13 Three Weeks on a College Campus for fun writing activities. Daily noon-3pm. M-Th. Ends July 28.
2nd Chill
275 Chestnut, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Kat Merritt/714-423-6591
    A Celebration of Literacy in Downtown Ventura Book reading/signing/ Fun for the whole family
June 2011
25th Half Off Books
6708 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier, CA 90601 - View Map on Google
Keenan/562-698-1934
    Book reading/signing for children and the child in every adult. Fun for the entire family!
September 2009
27th Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Montclair Plaza, Montclair, CA
Jim Earhart 909-3995759
    Presentation/Booksigning of Amada Irma's three award-winning books: My Very Own Room/Mi propio cuartito, My Diary from Here to There/Mi Diario de aqui hasta alla, Nana's Big Surprise/Nana, !Que Sorpresa! 4-6 pm
March 2009
7th manzanita charter school
lompoc, CA
lynda palmer
    school assemblies k-6
February 2008
21st Calif. State University, Channel Islands
CSUCI, Bell Tower 1491, Camarillo, CA
Kathleen.Contreras@csuci.edu
    presentation to teacher prep students
13th Earl Warren Elementary
Sacramento, CA
Lynda Lincoln,
    School assemblies, writing workshops
8th White Rock Elementary
Waukeshaw, Wi
Dorothy Smith, Principal or Susan Katz,415-312-1212 or susan@connectingauthors.com
    Student Assemblies, writing workshop
6th Fratt Elementary
Racine, Wi
Susan Katz at Connecting Authors.com
    Student Assemblies
December 2007
1st Cal State Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Carol
    Presentation to Writing Project Fellows
November 2007
14th Larsen Elementary School
Port Hueneme, CA
Irma Cervantes 805-986-8740x37
    presentations
9th women's writing retreat
Oxnard, CA
amadairmaperez@yahoo.com
1st Lincoln School
ventura, CA
Lee Warner 805-641-5438
    presentations/school assemblies
October 2007
29th books and families
independence, OR
dick keis 503-751-0701
    school visits, family stories workshops
19th Kings County First Five
224 West Lacy Blvd, Hanford, CA 559-5 - View Map on Google
Jon-Michael Hice 559-585-0814
    "Our Diverse World" Presentation/Workshop Oct. 19, 20
16th Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Santa Barbara, CA
Eva Neuer/805-896-4168
    School assemblies
12th TBA

Barbara O'Hara 707-545-0831x578
    Community Reception
11th Sonoma Regional Library
Sonoma, CA
Barbara O'Hara 707-545-0831x578
    Journal Writing Workshop
10th Petaluma Library
Petaluma,
CA
    Reading/Discussion with parents and children of all ages
9th Fitch Mountain School
Healdsburg, CA
Barbara O'Hara 707-545-0831x578
    Family Presentation
9th Fitch Mountain School
Healdsburg, CA
Barbara O'Hara 707-545-0831x578
    Presentation
8th Comstock Elementary
Santa Rosa, CA
Sue Cleek/Barbara O'Hara 707-545-0831 X578
    Writing Workshop Oct. 8-12 at 9:15-12:15 with advanced students
8th Barnes&Noble Bookstore
4820 Telephone Road, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Lena Moran 805-339-0167
    Local Author Day Discussion/Booksigning 1-3 p.m.
September 2007
29th Tia Chuchas Cafe

Silverio Pelayo 818-896-1479
    Reading/Booksigning
21st University of Wyoming
Larramie, Wy
Peggy Laughlin/307-2682056
    Authorship and Writers' Workshop for Student Teachers
7th University Charter Middle School?CSUCI
550 Temple Ave., Camarillo, CA
Kathleen.Contreras@scuci.edu
    Workshop: "Using Children's Literature to Enhance Writing"
July 2007
3rd International School of Nanjing
Nanjing, Ch
Mary Jew /exchangeteaching@yahoo.com
    Teaching ESL/Presenting/Touring in China July 3-July 29
June 2007
27th Gevirtz Hall
UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA
Sheridan Blau/Southcoast Writing Project
    Presentation to SCWriP Summer Fellows
26th Ventura Migrant Summer School
Ventura, CA 93003
Eloise Castaneda 805-653-7861
    Writing Workshops for summer school students
22nd Ventura Migrant Summer School
Ventura, CA 93003
Eloise Castaneda 805-653-7861
    Presentations to summer school students
20th Child Development Resources
221 Ventura Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93036 - View Map on Google
Belia A. Soto
    Keynote for Child Development Care Providers/Teachers
20th Child Development Resources
221 Ventura Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93036 - View Map on Google
Belia A. Soto 805-485-7878 x1625
    Keynote for Child Development Care Providers/Teachers
2nd Los Angeles City Hall
1st and Main St., L.A., CA
Rosario Perez 213-484-2870 x241
    Feria del Libro/A Family Book Fair
May 2007
30th Driffill Elementary School
Oxnard, CA 93030
Cheryl Waters
    Presentations
25th Montalvo School
Ventura, CA 93003
Michele Dean
    Presentations
24th Edendale Branch Library
2011 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026 - View Map on Google
213-207-3000
    Volunteer Grandparents Brunch Presentation
22nd E.P. Foster School
Ventura, CA 93001
Patty Peinado
    Presentations
17th Adventures for Kids Bookstore
Telegraph and Mills, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Barbara O'Grady 650-9688
    Teacher/Community Night Presentation/Booksigning
16th Flory School
30 Flory Ave., Moorpark, CA 93021 - View Map on Google
Holly Kunkle
    Presentation
15th Santa Paula Library
Santa Paula, CA
Ilene Gavenman
    Presntation
12th Ontario/Montclair S.D. Education Expo
2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91762 - View Map on Google
Joni Stallings 909-418-6434
    Presentation/Booksigning of new book, Nana's BIG Surprise
6th Unitarian/Universalist Church of Ventura
Ralston Street, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Vel Linden-Akseven 805-231-1552
    Author Tea/ Presentation/Booksigning 12-3 p.m. $20 per adults Free for Children
4th Octavio Paz Primary Charter School
2651 W. 23rd St., Chicago, IL 60608 - View Map on Google
Lindsey Dulin 212-674-2137
    Institute for Children and Poverty Presentation/Filming
2nd Oxnard College
4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard, CA 93033 - View Map on Google
Shelley Savren 805-986-5800
    Scholars' Lecture Series Presentation/Booksigning 12 noon Rm. LS8
April 2007
28th Family Literacy Event
11208 14th Ave., Armona, CA 93202 - View Map on Google
Mark Alvidrez 559-585-7291
    Presentation/Booksigning at Family Event
26th Valley View Elementary School
85-270 Valley Road, Coachella, CA 92236 - View Map on Google
Paulina Moreno
    Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los libros Celebration Presentation/Booksigning
25th Adventures for Kids Bookstore
Telegraph and Mills, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Barbara O'Grady 650-9688
    Presentation of new book, Nana's BIG Surprise/Nana, Que Sorpresa!, Booksigning/Readings at 9:30a.m, 11a.m., 1 p.m.
18th Moorpark College
Moorpark, CA
Carol Veles 805-378-1400 X1766
    Presentation at Multicultural Day
March 2007
22nd Peabody Charter School
Santa Barbara, CA
Aline Shapiro, Librarian
    Presentations/writing workshops for students at annual Peabody Author Day
17th Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, CA
Ana Gamiz 626-814-4441 X107
    CABE Music and Literacy Event at CABE 2007 Conference
10th Tia Chucha's Cafe Cultural
12737 Glenoaks Blvd #22, Sylmar, CA
818-362-7060
    Noche de Macondo West Presentation/Booksigning
February 2007
28th Waterford Middle School
12193 Bentley St., Modesto, CA 95386 - View Map on Google
Jean Kimberling, 209-874-2382
    Presentations for students and parents
January 2007
13th Conference of the Living Tree
Pierpont Inn, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Mark Urwick
    Writing Workshop Poetry Party
9th UCSB
Santa Barbara, CA 93003
Amada Irma Perez 805-642-7940
    Presentations at BClad Classes Jan 9-Mar 13 (Ten Tuesdays) 4:30-7:30 p.m.
December 2006
5th Los Altos School
Camarillo, CA
Kathleen Contreras
    Presentation for CSUCI students
November 2006
16th Glen City School
141 S. Steckel Dr., Santa Paula, CA 93060 - View Map on Google
Elizabeth Molina
    Author presentations for k-5 students
October 2006
14th Hickam Airforce Base
Honolulu, HI
Captain Jose Sorto, 808-392-4106
    Keynote, Hispanic Heritage Week Celebration
13th Hickam Airforce Base School
Honolulu, HI
Captain Jose Sorto, 808-392-4106
    Presentations to elementary students
6th Tobias Elementary
Hays ISD, Kyle, TX
Nancy Turner, District Coordinator,512-268-2141
    Presentations to elementary students
5th Fuentes Elementary
Hays ISD, Kyle, TX
Alma Yanez, Librarian, 512-268-7827
    Presentations to all grades
4th San Antonio Public Library
San Antonio, TX
Ramiro Salazar, Director, 210-207-2626
    Keynote Presentation
4th Dawson Elementary
Austin, TX
Nancy Pfeil, Teacher, 512-841-0698
    Writing workshop for 4th Graders
3rd St. Elmo Elementary
Austin, TX
Adriana Gonzalez, Principal, 512-414-5260
    Presentations for 3rd/4th Graders
2nd Hart Elementary
Austin, TX
Elia Diaz-Ortiz, Principal, 512-841-2101
    Presentation, workshops for 3rd and 4th graders
September 2006
29th McBee Elementary
Austin, TX 78758
Lucila Duncan, Principal, 512-841-2507
    Author presentation for 3rd grades, Intro Writer's Workshops for 4th grades
22nd Hapgood School
Lompoc, CA 93003
Lynnda Palmer, Principal,805-742-2200
    Author presentations for all grade levels K-5
August 2006
6th Macondo Writers’ Workshop
Our Lady of the Lake, San Antonio, TX
    Countinues from 6 - 14th
July 2006
24th Young Writers’ Camp
Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA
Sally King - (805) 986-1564
    Continues for week of 24 - 28th
June 2006
24th American Library Association Awards Panel
New Orleans, LA
Janet del Mundo - (415) 821-3080 x12
    3:45 - 5 p.m. - Booksigning at CBP Booth
4th Author Tea (12 - 6 p.m.)
San Ysidro School District, San Ysidro, CA
Penny Cline - (619) 428 - 4476 x3031
May 2006
27th Children’s Book Author Tea (12 - 4 p.m.)
Episcopal School, Palo Alto, CA
Edward Goodstein - (650) 321-6674
April 2006
26th Valley View Elementary School
85-270 Valley Road, Coachella, CA 92236 - View Map on Google
Paulina Moreno
    Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los libros Celebration Presentation/Booksigning
26th Valley View Elementary School
85-270 Valley Road, Coachella, CA 92236 - View Map on Google
Paulina Moreno
    Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los libros Celebration Presentation/Booksigning
26th Valley View Elementary School
85-270 Valley Road, Coachella, CA 92236 - View Map on Google
Paulina Moreno
    Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los libros Celebration Presentation/Booksigning
4th Multicultural Festival - Moorpark Community College
Moorpark, CA
Carol Veles
March 2006
24th Author Day - Peabody Charter School
Santa Barbara, CA
Aline Shapiro - (805) 886-2181
11th Ventura Book Festival - Unitarian-Universalist Church
Ventura, CA
Mary Embree - (805) 643-3385 or www.uuventura.org
4th Women’s Literary Festival
Santa Barbara, CA
www.womensliteraryfestival.com
2nd California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE)
San Jose, CA
Monica - (626) 814-4441
February 2006
21st Waterford Middle School
Modesto, CA
Jean Kimberling, 209-874-2382
    Presentations for students and parents
7th Brentwood Elementary
Austin, TX
Katherine Williams-Carter - (512) 453-8928
2nd Houston Elementary
Austin, TX
Monica Valadez - (512) 414-2517
1st Hart Elementary
Austin, TX
Elia Diaz-Ortiz - (512) 841-2101
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0th South Oxnard Senior Center
200 E. Bard Ave., Oxnard, CA 93033 - View Map on Google
Desiree Ventura: Desire.Ventura@ci.oxnard.ca.us (805-385-8042
    Writing Workshop/Booksigning Amada Irma Perez will share stories from her award-winning books and lead participants in sharing from their own lived experiences. She will introduce her new book: "MY HANDY WRITING BOOK: A NEW, FUN, & EASY WAY TO WRITE STORIES."
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0th Wisconsin State Reading Association
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Norm Andrews 414-801-5548
    Keynote Presentations Feb. 8 and 9 Young Author's Conference
0th cipriano ferrel education center
1274 n. 5th st., woodburn, OR 97071 - View Map on Google
laura isiordia 503-982-8110x202
    presentation
0th Wisconsin Reading Association Convention (WSRA)
Milwaukee, Wi
Norm Andrews 414-801-5548 or susan Katz, 415-312-1212 or susan@connectingauthors.com
    Presentations, workshops, Young Readers'Conference
0th Wisconsin State Reading Association Convention (WSRA)
Milwaukee, Wi
Norm Andrews 414-801-5548
    Presentation, workshops, Young Writers' Conference
0th Calif. Assoc. for Bilingual Education Conference (CABE)
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
Ana Gamiz@bilingualeducation.org
    Keynote, workshop
0th Oxnard Public Library
Third & B Streets, Oxnard, CA 93030 - View Map on Google
Maria
    Reading/Signing in celebration of Dia del Nino/Dia del Libro
0th Ventura
Call for Directions, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
amadairmaperez 805-642-7940
    Writers Groups of Ventura & Beyond Writers gather weekly for 6 weeks to share writing, critique each other's work, and celebrate successes as they prepare pieces for contests and publication. All levels, all genres of serious writers accepted. Deposit required before first meeting. New Groups begin every 2 months. Contact Amada for more info. 805-642-7940
0th Ontario City Library
215 East C Street, Ontario, CA 91764 - View Map on Google
Ontario Public Library 909-395-2252
    Amada Irma Perez will conduct a workshop for aspiring writers. FREE for ages 16 & up. Booksigning to follow.
0th Ventura Community College
Day Road Building, Ventura, CA 93003 - View Map on Google
Ventura College Continuing Education 805-654-6459
    Writing and Publishing Children's Books: If you have ever dreamed of writing and publishing a children's book, enroll in this new workshop conducted by prize-winning author Amada Irma Perez. In this intensive weekend, you will learn the tips that will make your stories leap from your heart and memory and onto the page. You will dive into the publishing process. Bring your working manuscripts or ideas, as well as something to write on and a pen. Prepare for a wonderful writing experience. Registration: http://www.communityed.venturacollege.edu/ In "Search for a Class" type in: AMADA IRMA PEREZ

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