Past Events

Tracy Unified School District Professional Development

On August 2nd and 3rd, we facilitated a professional development workshop for English Language Arts teachers at Tracy Unified School District in Tracy, CA.

The workshop was titled Creating Critical Thinkers through the Study of Literature and its focus was building literature-based units of study that meet the demands of Common Core.

For testimonials from the workshop, please click here.

CATE Conference 2017

On February 17th, we attended the California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Conference in Santa Monica, CA, where we led a workshop on creating critical thinkers through the study of literature. Read more about it here.

Teacher Appreciation Days at Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills

January 19th, 2017

On January 19th, we discussed and signed copies of Method to the Madness at Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills, CA as part of their Teacher Appreciation Day.

It is a wonderful store, and we had a great time sharing stories with teachers and with the store’s staff.



Professional Development Workshop

January 9, 2017

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

Read testimonials from this event!




Barnes and Noble Educator Appreciation Days

Northern California Tour

October 8th to 16th, 2016

Barnes and Noble, Roseville, CA

August 20, 2016


The Avid Reader, Davis, CA

August 7, 2016


Method to the Madness Launch Party

April 2, 2016