These are the dates that are presently confirmed for this spring’s book tour for Setting Free The Kites. Please check back regularly for updates. Hope to see you somewhere on the road!

February 21, 2017

Barnes & Noble, Columbia

Setting Free The Kites Launch Party – 7.00 p.m.


February 22, 2017

Watermark Books and Cafe, Wichita

In conversation with Newbery Award Winning author Clare Vanderpool – 6.00 p.m.


February 23, 2017

Rainy Day Books – Offsite Event at Woodneath Library Center

Book Talk and Signing – 7.00 p.m.


February 24, 2017

Rakestraw Books, Danville, CA

Reading and Book Signing – 7.00 p.m.


February 25, 2017

Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA

Book Talk and Signing – 4.00 p.m.


February 26, 2017

A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland, CA

Book Talk and Signing – 5.00 p.m.


February 27, 2017

University Book Store, Seattle, WA

Book Talk and Signing – 7.00 p.m.


March 1, 2017

Alabama Booksmith, Birmingham, AL

Book Signing – 5.00 p.m.


March 2, 2017

Off Square Books, Oxford, MS

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour recording – 6.00 p.m.


March 3, 2017

Parnassus Books, Nashville, TN

Book Talk and Signing – 6.30 p.m..


March 4, 2017

Excelsior Bay Books, Excelsior, MN

Literature Lovers’ Luncheon – 11.00 a.m.

This is a ticketed event. Call Excelsior Bay Books at (952) 401-0932 for details.


March 7, 2017

Left Bank Books, St. Louis, MO

Reading and signing – 7.00 p.m.


March 20, 2017

Jefferson City Public Library, Jefferson City, MO

Book Talk and Reading – 7.00 p.m.


April 6, 2017

Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO

Book Talk and Reading – 7.00 p.m.


April 22, 2017

Stephens College, Columbia, MO

Unbound Book Festival – in conversation with Caroline Leavitt


May 20, 2017

Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg Book Festival