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        2016                           Event

        March 10  Barbers Hill Elementary School South, Mont Belvieu, TX

        March 9    Barbers Hill Elementary School North, Mont Belvieu, TX

        2015

        April 16    Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX

        March 25  Tom Green Elementary School, Buda, TX

        March 4    Lewis Elementary School, San Antonio, TX

        2014

        Nov 24    Willow Springs Elementary School, Killeen, TX

        Sept 25    Brookhaven Elementary School, Killeen, TX

        May 20    Return to Cedar Valley Elementary School, Killeen, TX

        May 7    Spring Hill Elementary School, Pflugerville, TX

        2013

       Nov 26    Main Street Intermediate, Taylor, TX

       May 20   Chandler Oaks Elementary, Round Rock, TX

       April 27   Pflugerville ISD Write Stuff Event, Westview Middle School, Pflugerville TX

       March 26   Return to Lee Elementary, Austin, TX

        Jan 17    Return to Bill Burden Elementary School, Liberty Hill, TX

        2012                          

        Sept 13   H∙E∙B Read 3 16900 N. FM 620, Round Rock, TX  10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
                     
 H∙E∙B Read 3 2508 East Riverside, Austin, TX  12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

        May 12     Austin ISD Libraries Centennial Celebration,
                        Reagan High School, 2 - 6 pm

        Mar 8     Selman Intermediate and Sealy Jr. High, Sealy, TX

        Feb 10     Return to Deep Wood Elementary, Round Rock, TX

        2011

        Dec 2     Gateway College Prep, Georgetown, TX

        Nov 4     Willow Creek Elementary School, Tomball, TX

        Nov 4     Decker Prairie Elementary School, Magnolia, TX

        May 26    Cedar Valley Elementary School, Killeen, TX

        May 19    Return to Taylor Middle School, Taylor, TX

        April 19    Farley Middle School, Hutto, TX

        April 12 - 15 TLA Annual Conference, Austin, TX

        Feb 3     Beneke Elementary School, Houston, TX

        Feb 1     Westside Elementary School, Angleton, TX

        Jan 31    Southwide Elementary School, Angleton, TX

        Jan 28    Northside Elementary School, Angleton, TX

        Jan 27    Frontier Elementary School, Angleton, TX

        Jan 26    Rancho Isabella Elementary, Angleton, TX

        Jan 25    Central Elementary School, Angleton, TX

        Jan 14    Cottonwood Creek Elementary, Hutto, TX

        2010

        May 20    Hutto Elementary School, Hutto, TX

        May 6      Return to Sommer Elementary, Austin, TX

       March 23  Bill Burden Elementary School, Liberty Hill, TX

        Feb 23    Blanco Vista Elementary, San Marcos, TX

        Feb 18     Return to Nance Elementary, Ft. Worth, TX

         Feb 2     Family Night at Burden Elementary, Liberty Hill, TX

        Jan 15     Nance Elementary School, Ft. Worth, TX

        Jan 14     Roanoke Elementary School, Roanoke, TX
                      Lakeview Elementary, Trophy Club, TX

        Jan 13     Lackland Elementary, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX

         Jan 8     Gladys Polk Elementary, Richwood, TX

        Jan 7      O.M. Roberts Elementary, Lake Jackson, TX

        Jan 6      Jane Long Elementary, Freeport, TX

        2009

        Dec 15     Asa Low Intermediate, Mansfield, TX

       Nov 20     Westside Elementary, Cedar Park, TX  

       Oct 16      Randolph Elementary, Randolph AFB, Universal City, TX

       June 10 - 12  Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA) Summer Conference
                          Renaissance Hotel, Austin, TX  Details TBA.

       Apr 1 - 2    Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston TX.

       March 13   Newport Elementary and Drew Intermediate, Crosby, TX

       March 7    Explore UT -- 1:00 pm in the Perry-Castañeda Library.  (Arrive early to hear other children's
                      book authors and illustrators:

                       10 a.m. ­ Liz Scanlon presents "A Sock is a Pocket for Your Toes"
                       11 a.m. ­ Chris Barton debuts "The Day-Glo Brothers"
                       1 p.m. ­ Brian Anderson (that's me!) presents "Commander Zack Proton"
                       2 p.m. ­ Jane Peddicord presents from "Night Wonders"

        Jan 23     Golbow Elementary, Katy TX

        2008

        Dec 12      Hill Elementary, Austin TX

        Nov 21      Deep Wood Elementary, Round Rock, TX

        Nov 20     Sommer Elementary, Austin, TX

        Nov 15      Spring Community Book Festival, Spring Texas.

        Nov 13      SCBWI Meet and Greet at Book People -- meet some local chidlren's book authors
                        and get the inside scoop on what it's like to write for kids today.

        Oct 24     Rucker Elementary, Prosper, TX

        Oct 23     Folsom Elementary, Prosper, TX

        Oct 22     Baker Elementary, McKinney, TX

        July 3      "Lessons from Screenwriting," a writing workshop in the Breathing Life into Words series
                          at the Hampton Branch at Oak Hill of the Austin Public Library, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

        June 14      Summer Reading Party at the Parks Mall Barnes & Noble, Arlington, TX 6 - 9 pm.

       May 30      Sunset Valley Elementary School, Austin, TX

       May 29      Devine Intermediate at the San Pedro Crossing Barnes & Noble, San Antonio, TX

        May 8         Piñata Boy visit to Naumann Elementary, Cedar Park, TX

       April 26        Austin SCBWI Spring Conference

       April 17-18     Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX
                          Signing in the Simon & Schuster booth Thursday from 10 - 11 a.m.

        April 1         Science Night at Fox Run Elementary School, San Antonio, Texas

       March 29     Austin SCBWI Meeting, Barnes & Noble Westlake, 11 - noon
                            Lessons from Screenwriting

       March 6       Lee Elementary, Austin, Texas

      February 21    4th grade TAKS preparation writing workshop at Ridgetop Elementary, Austin, Texas

       January 19    Southwest Texas SCBWI Meeting, 10 - noon


       2007

       Dec 18       Bess Brannen Elementary, Lake Jackson, TX

       Nov 18       SCBWI Winter Book Fair, Barnes & Noble Lakeline, 1 - 4 pm

       Nov 16       Patton Elementary, Austin, TX

       Nov 15       Riverchase Elementary, Coppell, TX

       Nov 9       Menchaca Elementary, Austin, TX

       Nov 2       South Knoll Elementary School, College Station, TX

       Nov 1        Forest Hills Elementary School, College Station, TX

      Oct 26       Cypress Grove Intermediate School, College Station, TX

      Oct 25       Oakwood Intermediate School, College Station, TX

      Oct 24       Pebble Creek Elementary School, College Station, TX

     Oct 20-21   Maker Faire, Travis County Expo Center, Austin, TX (Come and see an
                       assortment of custom pinatas, including a porcupine pufferfish, a
                       rainbow zebra, and an invading Warlord of Nibblecheese!)

      Oct 19       Southwood Valley Elementary School, College Station, TX

      Oct 18       College Hills Elementary School, College Station, TX

      Oct 17       Rock Prairie Elementary School, College Station, TX

      Oct 13       Educator Reception at Barnes & Noble Arboretum (north Austin) 9:30 a.m.

      Sept 20    2007 Central Texas Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Teachers Book Fest,
                     Ruta Maya Coffee House, Austin.

       Sept 8     Express-News Children's Book Workshop, San Antonio, TX

       Aug 18     Storytime at Barnes & Noble Arboretum (north Austin) 11:am

       July 29    Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan, WGN radio, AM 720, Chicago 7:30 - 8:am

       July 14     Another Year of Writing workshop at Westlake Barnes & NobleA Screenwriter's
                      Perspective on Writing Fiction
  2:00 pm

       July 6-8   Dallas International Book Fair, Dallas, TX

       June 16    Zack Proton Intergalactic Summer Reading Party at Book People, 6th & Lamar, Austin
                      1:pm - 2:30  Check out the gigantic Warlord of Nibblecheese pinata!

       June 9     Book signing at the San Pedro Crossing Barnes & Noble, San Antonio, TX
                      2:00 - 4:pm

       June 8    The Idea Exchange with Jim Stowell, WBEV 1430-AM, 10:06 a.m. CT, Beaver Dam/Madison, WI

       June 2     Book signing at the Northwoods Shopping Center Barnes & Noble, San Antonio, TX
                      2:00 - 4:pm

       June 2     Book signing at The Twig Book Shop, San Antonio, TX   10:30 - 11:30 am

       May 21    Tron Simpson, KCMN 1530-AM, 9:35 a.m. MT, Colorado Springs, CO

       May 18    School event at the San Pedro Crossing Barnes & Noble, San Antonio, TX

       May 12     Book signing at LaFrontera Barnes & Noble, Round Rock, TX  2:00 - 4:pm

       May 8      Brentwood Elementary, Austin, TX

       May 8      Les in the Morning, WEOL 930-AM, 7:40 a.m. ET, Elyria/Cleveland, OH

       May 6      Book signing at Sunset Valley Barnes & Noble  2:00 - 4:pm

       May 5      Presenter at the O. Henry Writing Club awards ceremony,
                       2:pm at the Barnes & Noble Westlake

      May 2       Ridgetop Elementary, Austin, TX

     April 28      Austin SCBWI Autograph Party (15 local authors!) at the Westlake Barnes & Noble
                       11:am - 1:pm

      April 27      Gardner Betts Juvenile Justice Center

     April 12-13    Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio

       Feb 8       Guest speaker in Introduction to Mass Communications
                      at Austin Community College.

       Feb 7       Guest speaker in Children's Literature class
                      at Kealing Middle School, Austin.

      2006

       Dec 8      Taylor Middle School, Taylor, TX

       Dec 6      Park Crest Middle School, Pflugerville, TX

    Oct 27-29     Featured Author Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX

       Oct 14      Barnes & Noble LaFrontera (Round Rock, TX)  2:00 pm

       Aug 4       Texas Christian Schools Association Conference
                      Austin, TX  noon - 5:pm

       July 15      Barnes & Noble Westlake 1:pm - 3:pm

       July 14      Barnes & Noble Arboretum (north Austin)
                      Summer Reading Party 7:pm - 8:pm

       May 1       Murchison Middle School, Austin TX   Home of the Matadors!

       April 5      Hill Elementary School, Austin TX      Go Dillos!