Richmond Rocks! Goddard School Henrico

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Former CEO of Richmondmom.com, blogger and children’s author Kate Hall continues to entertain school kids of all different ages, from pre-school through elementary school, with author visits for Richmond Rocks! and The Spooky Sequel! She had an amazing time reading to the enthusiastic tikes at Goddard School Henrico. They had enjoyed having her so much […]

Author Kate Hall and the Kids at Collegiate School are Hooked on Books!

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Author Kate Hall — Richmond Rocks! and The Spooky Sequel – had several amazing sessions with the kids in Collegiate School’s Hooked on Books summer program this month! These kids are enthusiastic about both reading and writing. In fact, a couple of the first graders informed her that they had already published a book or […]

Richmond Rocks! The Spooky Sequel at RC Longan Elementary School

Richmond Rocks! The Spooky Sequel, RC Longan ES

What an enthusiastic audience at RC Longan! Judging by the Q&A session, after Kate’s reading of Richmond Rocks! The Spooky Sequel, these kids really love books! Do your kids like to read? My favorite books are the I Survived series. “Yes! My kids love to read too!” Do your kids like non-fiction? “They sure do! […]

Richmond Rocks! Gayton Elementary School (The Spooky Sequel)

Richmond Rocks! Spooky Sequel Gayton Elementary

Go Gators! Kate Hall was back for another memorable visit to Gayton Elementary School, this time for Richmond Rocks! The Spooky Sequel. After the story, there was a very lively Q&A session. First, there were some Halloween-inspired questions: Why aren’t the ghosts in the book all white with dark eyes? “You know what? Most ghosts […]

Richmond Rocks! The Spooky Sequel at The Learning Experience

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The kids at The Learning Experience (Richmond 2) started the visit by letting Kate Hall know how excited they were that the books were all about local Richmond ghost legends and history. “I live in Richmond too!” “I’ve been to Hollywood Cemetery too!” “I know about Lewis Ginter!” Because Halloween is right around the corner, […]

Richmond Rocks! Rainbow Station at Wyndham (The Spooky Sequel)

RIchmond Rocks! Spooky Sequel Rainbow Station Wyndham

Kate Hall’s Richmond Rocks! Author Visit last year was so much fun that Rainbow Station at Wyndham told her “If you ever do a sequel we would love to have you back!” And what could be a better way to help wrap up the summer than have Kate come out and share her new book […]

Richmond Rocks! Colonial Trail Elementary School (The Spooky Sequel)

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At Kate Hall’s Richmond Rocks! author visit at Colonial Trail Elementary School last year (in honor of National Libraries Month), she asked the kids, “If we were to do a sequel, what would you like it to be about?” No brainer – ghost stories! And that was the inspiration for Richmond Rocks! The Spooky Sequel. […]

Richmondmom.com Publishing Releases Richmond Rocks Spooky Sequel

Richmond Rocks Spooky Sequel

We’re thrilled to announce the release of our second children’s book, Richmond Rocks Spooky Sequel on Tuesday January 22, 2013.  Just over three years after our first story about Richmond history for kids, Richmond Rocks, was released, we can’t be more excited to add to the libraries of Richmond families! You’ll likely recognize some of […]

Richmond Rocks! “Gatorriffic” Author Visit at Gayton Elementary

Coincidentally, notice the lovely Gator-green dress Kate is wearing?

A “Gatorriffic” session! Once the “Gator Aides” (PTA volunteers) got everything set up and everyone quietly settled in the multi-purpose room, the students at Gayton Elementary School politely listened to author Kate Hall with rapt attention as she read them Richmond Rocks! Then came the really fun part: The Q&A. Apparently one particular part of […]

Richmond Rocks Sequel Coming Soon

Recognize this guy? He makes an appearance in the Spooky Sequel.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been three years since our first book, Richmond Rocks came out. Me and my friend, Nicole Unice, who is now a world-famous author and blogger (well, she will be!) sat down with the idea of creating a super-cool book about Richmond history for little kids. I had an epiphany when my son […]