Carla Killough McClafferty

AUTHOR OF BIOGRAPHY-PLUS NONFICTION BOOKS

PUBLISHED BY CAROLRHODA, ISBN 978-0-7613-5608-0

Selected Works

Nonfiction Book
An in-depth look at the cutting-edge research on concussions, balanced with the love of the game.
Nonfiction book
COMPUTER GEEKS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD! This book contains the biographies of six men who have changed the way we work, play and socialize by making computers part of our daily lives.
Find out how Mount Vernon gathered experts in the fields of science, history and art to create three figures of George Washington at the ages of 19, 45, and 57.
Imagine the year is 1940 and the Gestapo is searching for you. You are trapped in Marseilles, France, with nowhere else to go. Whispered rumors claim that an American named Varian Fry has arrived with money and visas to help refugees. He is your only hope to escape the Nazis. The true story of Varian Fry, an American Holocaust rescuer.
A unique look at the most famous female scientist of all time.
Read about X-rays-from the days of advertising "x-ray proof underwear" to using X-rays to detect art forgeries.
This book details the Spiritual battle I faced after my son's death and how God brought me through it-and back to Him. A Christian inspirational book for adults.

NEWS AND PHOTOS

Arkansas Hall of Fame 2015

ON JUNE 5, I WAS INDUCTED INTO THE ARKANSAS WRITERS' HALL OF FAME!


TA DA . . .
Announcing THE NONFICTION MINUTE, an innovative way to use more nonfiction in the classroom!


Kraus Middle School, Clarksville, AR


Christmas tree of books in the Media Center-so cute!

December 19, 2012
Today I did an author visit at Kraus Middle School in Clarksville, AR. I talked about my book, THE MANY FACES OF GEORGE WASHINGTON to about 400 5th and 6th grade students. The event took place in their amazing fine arts building. Thank you Charlotte Wilson, Media Specialist, for inviting me to visit your school.

Media Specialist Charlotte Wilson, me, and Coleen.

Magnet Cove Schools, Magnet Cove, AR


November 7, 2012
I spoke to students at Magnet Cove Schools today. It was a great day as I shared my books with 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Thank you Phyllis Hunt, a fabulous Media Specialist.

My welcome at Magnet Cove Elementary School

Phyllis Hunt, a fabulous Media Specialist and me

Author visit at Magnet Cove Elementary School
I'm showing them a huge sheet of one dollar bills. Yes, it is the real thing!

VIDEO CONFERENCING WITH STUDENTS AND /​ OR TEACHERS

I am currently offering interactive author visits by video conference with schools across the nation. As a member of iNK Think Tank, I offer programs through the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC).

I can tailor an interactive video conference to fit the needs of your students and teachers.

www.cilc.org


NEW! I am offering Teacher Professional Development Workshops.
HOW TO USE NONFICTION BOOKS IN THE CLASSROOM TO SATISFY CCSS.
I give concrete examples of how to accomplish the goals of the Common Core State Standards by using a complex, literary nonfiction books in the classroom. This can be a one time session, half day or whole day workshop.


To view my C-SPAN presenation on The Many Faces of George Washington go to:

http:/​/​www.booktv.org/​Program/​13352/​The+Many+Faces+of+George+Washington+Remaking+a+Presidential+Icon.aspx

OR

http:/​/​www.youtube.com/​watch?v=3M1Fs-EPq4M


MARCH 5, 2012
C-SPAN EVENT


THE C-SPAN CREW AND ME
On March 5, I was invited by C-SPAN to give a presentation that will air on BookTV. Here are a few photos from this very special night. This segment will air on C-SPAN 2 BookTv on March 31 - April 1. Then it will be archived on the web site.

THANK YOU C-SPAN FOR THIS ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY

Pictured here:
Tiffany Rocque, LCV Video Journalist, C-SPAN
Debbie Lamb, LCV Coordinating Producer, C-SPAN
Carla Killough McClafferty
Adrienne Hoar, LCV Video Journalist, C-SPAN
Mark Farkas, Executive Producer, C-SPAN

COMCAST CABLE ASSISTED C-SPAN AND HOSTED A RECEPTION FOR ME
Thank you Comcast Cable for hosting a wonderful reception before the C-SPAN taping.
Pictured here:

Carla Killough McClafferty

Evangeline Parker, Public Affairs Coordinator, Comcast

Mike Wilson, Vice-President of Government Affairs, Comcast



Patrick Hays, Mayor of North Little Rock
Evangeline Parker, Public Affairs Coordinator, Comcast
Dr. Dean Kumpuris, Vice Mayor of Little Rock
Carla Killough McClafferty
Mike Wilson, Vice-President of Government Affairs, Comcast