Dr. Grace LaJoy
May 02, 2020
Book Release, Reading and Signing
Grace LaJoy will read excerpts from her new Finding Mother Series of four books and autograph copies. This is a great opportunity to meet the author and learn more about her story.
March 07, 2020
Young Author Conference
Conducting a presentation and workshop for young authors at a local school district. More information to come.
February 19, 2020
Author Presentation - The Hope Center
Dr. Grace LaJoy will read from her new Finding Mother Series books to a group of middle and high school students.
February 17, 2020
UMKC - 2020 African American Read-In
Dr. Grace LaJoy will read from her finding mother series of books to a group of university students, staff and community members .
October 29, 2019
KSDE Annual Conference
Sharing books with conference attendees
October 05, 2019
Guest Author - Homegrown Reads
Author Grace LaJoy will be sharing The Gracie Series and other books at Main Library, Kansas City, Kansas
March 19, 2019
Author Grace LaJoy will be Reading to preschool children.
March 07, 2019
Author Visit - AFIA Charter School
Author Grace LaJoy will be conducting an Author Visit with a group of 4th grade students.
February 28, 2019
Young Author's Conference
Author Grace LaJoy - Guest Speaker at the Young Author's Conference for a group of middle school students, parents, and educators at Pleasant Lea Middle School in the Lee's Summit School District. 6:45 - 8:00pm
February 23, 2019
2nd Annual WEB Dubois - Book Fair
Author and Illustrator, Grace LaJoy Henderson, conducting a FREE book publishing workshop for aspiring authors and sharing The Gracie Series and other books.
February 21, 2019
UMKC - 10th Annual African American Read-In
Author Grace LaJoy Henderson will be reading a poem out of her poetry book, More Than Mere Words: Poetry That Ministers
February 16, 2019
Book Festival - Johnson County Library
Dr. Grace LaJoy will be sharing a poem and speaking at the 1st Annual Suburban Balance Book Festival.
February 11, 2019
Radio Interview 98.5 FM
Author Grace LaJoy will be one of two authors interviewed on BFTAA & More with George Walker.
January 21, 2019
5th Annual MLK Jr. Nature Walk
Author Grace LaJoy to participate in nature walk, then read a poem she wrote entitled, "He's Worth It" at Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center.
May 04, 2018
New Chelsea Elementary School, KCKPS
Career Day Presentation
March 23, 2018
Melcher Elementary School, KCPS
Career Day Presentation
March 21, 2018
Ervin Early Learning, KCPS - After School
Read-a-loud with Q&A
March 20, 2018
Hale-Cook Elementary, KCPS - After School
Read-a-loud with Q&A
February 28, 2018
UMKC - 9th Annual African American Read-In
Author-Illustrator Grace LaJoy Henderson reading one of her fun-to-read books from The Gracie Series.
February 24, 2018
1st Annual WEB Dubois - Book Fair
Author and Illustrator, Grace LaJoy Henderson, conducts a FREE book publishing workshop for aspiring authors and a Story Time/Q&A session for all age groups.
February 16, 2018
Librarian Presentation - Kansas City Public Schools
Presenting and reading one or more stories from The Gracie Series.
February 15, 2018
Brookside Charter School
Author Visit - Sharing foster care story "A Gifted Child in Foster Care: A Story of Resilience" and reading from one or more of the The Gracie series books.
February 13, 2018
The Hope Center - Author Visit
Reading stories from The Gracie Series and Q&A for children in the SAY YES program.
January 08, 2018
Girl Scouts Meeting
Guest Author-Speaker Grace LaJoy - speaking, story reading and book autographs for a group of Girl Scouts at Macedonian Missionary Baptist Church in Kansas City, Missouri
December 31, 2018
Brookside Charter School - Kansas City, Missouri
December 23, 2017
Storytime/Booksigning/Pizza Party - Bruce R. Watkins Cultral Heritage Center
Mark your calendars to join Author/Illustrator, Grace LaJoy Henderson, for an awesome story time, Q & A, and book signing from 11am-1pm. Pizza will be served. Space is limited so RSVP is required.
Grace LaJoy will be reading stories from her new children's book series, The Gracie Series. Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, Children are welcome! Family and friends of the author are strongly encouraged to attend this event.
This is a great opportunity to do a little last minute Christmas shopping for children's books from The Gracie Series! Give a child in your life an autographed fun-to-read children's book for Christmas!
This event is Free and open to the public. But, again, RSPV is required due to limited space.
December 16, 2017
Sisters Helping Other People
Author Grace LaJoy will be a Guest Panelist at this event which will be held at Penn Valley Community College from 9am - Noon. Her books will be available for purchase. This is a great opportunity to do some last minute Christmas shopping as other vendors will be present as well.
October 19, 2017
Author Grace LaJoy made The Gracie Series available during Parent-Teacher conference at Hartman Elementary School, Kansas City Public Schools, from 10:00am-6:00pm
October 17, 2017
Parent Reading Night
Author Grace LaJoy made The Gracie Series available to children, parents and teachers at Caruther's Elementary School, Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, from 5:00-6:30pm.
October 04, 2017
Greater Kansas City Chapter of Societas Docta, Inc Second Annual Community Forum
Author Grace LaJoy, sharing The Gracie Series at the Greater Kansas City Chapter of Societas Docta, Inc. Second Annual Community Forum and Scholarship Fundraiser from 5:30-7:30pm.
September 30, 2017
Storytime/Booksigning - 10-11:30am - Cass County Library - Belton Branch
Seasoned author, illustrator, poetess and publisher, Grace LaJoy is welcoming children, parents, grandparents, educators and anyone who wants to attend, on September 30, 2017, from 10:00am - 11:30am. The author will read from The Gracie Series books and conduct a Q&A session for children and adults. A book signing will follow. Light refreshments will be served. This event is FREE and open to the public. Please RSVP to the library: 816-331-0049
The Gracie Series books will be available for purchase at the event.
September 02, 2017
1st Annual Author Fair - 11am-3pm The Promise Wedding and Event Space Kansas City, MO
Author/Illustrator, Grace LaJoy, will be reading from The Gracie Series to a group of children, and conducting a book signing, at the 1st Annual Author Fair.