G. Mark LaFrancis - Speaker

G. Mark LaFrancis is a passionate, dedicated writer, crafting inspirational and educational novels, stories and poems for young readers and adult readers. The breadth and range of his work is outstanding, from humorous novels for beginning readers to deeply emotional and powerful stories and poems for adult readers.

Mark is available for public and in-school speaking programs.

“In Their Boots: Poems Inspired by Soldiers and Their Loved Ones:” Powerful, stirring, patriotic program for high schools, libraries, colleges, civic organizations. (Endorsed by the Mississippi Humanities Council)

School Programs:

“Storytelling: From Page to Front Porch: A Writing/Reading Program for Schoolchildren” Grades 2-6: A lively, humorous, interactive writing/reading program for boys and girls presented in their classroom. (Endorsed by the Mississippi Humanities Council)

“The Power of Words” Grades 7-12: A lively, engaging, interactive writing and discussion program focusing on the use of words to convey emotion, humor, and drama.

Rates, availability and brochures are available at insipiringauthor@hotmail.com

Stairway to Reading - Grades 2 through 12

“Stairway to Reading” is a motivational, inspirational and educational program for young and middle readers (grades 2 through 8) created by inspirational author G. Mark LaFrancis, who is passionate about helping youngsters gain confidence and courage to both read and write. The project includes a book series, and writing and reading programs for schools and libraries. His work has won the hearts of young readers, teachers and parents. G. Mark LaFrancis takes pride in writing clean-language novels with positive characters and inspiring themes. Each novel comes with “Words to the Wise,” vocabulary-builder words, and suggested teaching projects. Visit our Stairway to Reading Program.