My Journey with Buck

2021

JANUARY

January 27, 2021:

My Book Birthday!

 

Little Fig Publishing

Promo Video Link

January 29, 2021:

My First Author

Visit

 

I was so nervous!

"Authors Across Kansas"

January 29, 2021: Delivered Books to the Negro Leagues Musuem

The kindness from everyone at the museum has been amazing!

First Autograph!

January 31, 2021: Delivery to Watermark Books in Wichita, Kansas

FEBRUARY

February 3, 2021:  World Read Aloud Day with Park University

First Twitter Shout Out!

February 10, 2021:  Interview with KSHB Reporter Melissa Greenstein

February 11, 2021:  Interview with KMBC Reporter Kelly Eckerman and Cara Doyle

February 14, 2021:  First In-Person Author Visit at Green Door Bookstore in Overland Park

February 27, 2021:  Read Around the Bases at The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in KCMO

Fun Tweets!

MARCH

March 1, 2021:  Read Across America SMSD News

March 17, 2021:  KC Star Article

March 11, 2021:  Dropped Books Off at the KC Royals

March 24, 2021:  First Royalty Check

APRIL

April 2, 2021:  KC Monarchs Delivery

April 2, 2021:  Willa's Books & Vinyls

April 24, 2021: Independent Bookstore Day: Green Door Books and Bliss Books and Wine

MAY

May 3, 2021:  Zoom with Border Star Elementary KCMO- Pilot “Leader in Me” Project

May 3, 2021: Zoom with Ms. Bottiger’s 4th Graders in Maryland

May 24, 2021: Salute to Negro Leagues at the K

Kristy Nerstheimer interviewed during the Royals Countdown on Sunday, May 23, 2021

JUNE

June 12, 2021: Sarasota, FL.

June 17, 2021:  Mid Continent Library Virtual Author Visit

JULY

July 10, 2021:  Book Donation to Nashville Public Library

AUGUST

August 15, 2021: Slugger’s Birthday Bash at the K

September 17, 2021: Best Local Author Nominee

SEPTEMBER

September 25, 2021: Kansas City Kansas Public Library in the Park with Storystroll!

OCTOBER

October 6, 2021: Invited to #MyBaseballMemories at the NLBM in honor of the anniversary of Buck’s death

October 6, 2021: Book Delivery to Black Archives

October 8, 2021: Made it to Amazon!!

November 13, 2021: Buck O’Neil’s Birthday Bash at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum 

NOVEMBER

Favorite Book Review and Tweets

DECEMBER

December 3, 2021: Interview with Legends Sports in Houston, TX, on Twitch.

December 5, 2021: MLB announces that Buck O’Neil will be inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame!

Celebration at the Negro Leagues Museum

My Journey with Buck

My Journey with Buck Continues in 2022

JANUARY

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January 2022:  Best of Kansas City 2021:  Winner of the Local Author Award

Illustrator Christian Paniagua received special recognition in New York!

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FEBRUARY

February 2, 2022:  World Read Aloud Day:  Virtual Author Visit with Pirate's Read  

February 15, 2022:  Interview with Renee James Gilmore from EmpoweringVoices in Sarasota, Florida - aired March 5, 2022.  https://www.mysuncoast.com/video/2022/03/05/kansas-city-educator-teaches-great-lesson-about-sarasota-buck-oneil/

February 28, 2022:  Virtual with Sarasota Public Schools

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Virtual with 3rd graders at Ortiz Elementary in Wichita Public Schools

In-person visit with 3rd and 4th graders at McKinley Elementary School

in Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

Thanks to Carol Levers, I got to pass out a book to each student present!

Singing Buck's song at the end of each presentation is my favorite part!  

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eHPYgUgHDgum0PAMy0DzDe7T4Jex6TsA/view?usp=sharing

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MARCH

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March 18, 2022:  An extra special visit to my daughter's 4th grade class at Guadalupe Center Elementary School

APRIL

April 22, 2022:  Genius Hour Interview with students from Briarwood Elementary in the Shawnee Mission School District

https://drive.google.com/file/d/13uqPPiJJYWiiJpfYlIO7mCgMkq1DIvBM/view?usp=sharing

MAY

May 6, 2022:  All School Visit at Hawthorn Elementary in Parkhill School District - over 400 students!

 

 

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May 16, 2022:  Nativity Parish School Visit in Leawood, Kansas

Third grader, Cole, used

my book for his report!

 

 

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JUNE

June 2, 2022:  Kansas Notable Book Award

(The cover looks so pretty with its new sticker!)

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