Here you can find everything from podcasts to online events to in-person visits. Simply click on the links for public events to register or get more information.
World Read Aloud Day is February 2, 2022! I’ll be reading virtually from my books throughout the day. Contact me HERE about reading to your school or library.
I’ll be virtually visiting Slate Creek Elementary School in Newton, Kansas on October 20, 2021–The International Day of the Nacho–to talk about Nacho’s Nachos.
I’ll be virtually visiting Antonia Pantoja Bilingual Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 27, 2021 to talk about The Stuff Between the Stars.
I’ll be visiting ELA Basel, the Swiss British School of Basel, Switzerland on April 23, 2021 to talk about Nacho’s Nachos.
I’ll be visiting St. George’s School in Clarens, Switzerland on April 21, 2021 to talk about The Stuff Between the Stars.
I’ll be visiting the International School of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 19 & 20, 2021 to talk about Nacho’s Nachos, researching, and writing food invention stories.
Nacho’s Nachos was awarded a Christopher Award! The award recognizes works affirming the highest values of the human spirit.
Please join me on March 31 in Wichita, Kansas for a Virtual Author Visit in celebration of Women’s History Month. I’ll be joining Watermark Books and the Wichita Schools to talk about the incredible astronomer Vera Rubin and read The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe.
If you would like to order The Stuff Between the Stars before the event, click HERE.
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ Golden Kite Awards recognize excellence in children’s literature in seven categories. Nacho’s Nachos was named one of five finalists in the category of Nonfiction Text for Younger Readers. Join the Golden Kite Gala on February 19, 2021 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm PST to celebrate all of the finalists and pay special tribute to the winners of all seven categories.
Join me at the WEMTA where I’ll be reading Nacho’s Nachos on February 5, 2021 at 7:10 pm Central Time.
I’ll be visiting St. George’s School in Clarens, Switzerland on October 27, 2020 to talk about Nacho’s Nachos, researching, and writing about favorite foods.
Lee & Low Books hosted an online Tea Time Talk on September 17 with Katheryn Russell-Brown, the author of She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm, Sandra Nickel, the author of Nacho’s Nachos: The Story Behind the World’s Favorite Snack, and Monica Brown, the author of Sharuko: El arqueólogo peruano Julio C. Tello/ Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello. We talked picture book biographies from start to finish with our editor, Louise May. You can still watch anytime by clicking HERE.
TeachingBooks is featuring Sandra Nickel and Nacho’s Nachos on its Virtual Book Tour. Stop by HERE on July 28, 2020, or anytime afterwards.