News and Events

Archived 2013 News

Dec
Bucket Filling from A to Z receives 2013 NABE Pinnacle Book Achievement Award (Children's Interest).
Nov
Carol McCloud presents at the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention/Education Week at Central Michigan University.
Oct
Bucket Filling from A to Z receives Honorable Mention in the 2013 The Great Midwest Book Festival (Children's).
Oct
Ann Marie Gardnier Halstead, playwright for Have You Filled a Bucket Today? The Play, is interviewed on "The Big Picture" with Thom Hartmann. Visit www.bucketfillingplay.com for more information.
Oct
Carol McCloud presents at the Macomb ISD Special Education Fair in Clinton Township, MI.
Oct
Carol McCloud and Caryn Butzke featured in the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus.
Oct
Bucket Filling from A to Z receives Honorable Mention in the 2013 Southern California Book Festival (Children's).
Oct
Bucket Filling from A to Z receives the 2013 Bronze Moonbeam Children's Book Award for Mind-Body-Spirit/Self-Esteem.
Sep
Carol McCloud presents at the ICMA Conference in Boston, MA.
Sep
The play Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead makes its international debut at St. Mary MacKillop School in Queensland, Australia. Visit www.bucketfillingplay.com for more information.
Sep
Bucket Filling from A to Z is published.
Sep
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives the 2013 Learning Magazine's Teacher's Choice Award for the Family.
Aug
The play Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead goes on tour with Peaceful Schools. Visit www.bucketfillingplay.com for more information.
Jul
Carol McCloud presents at the South Alabama Early Childhood Conference.
Jul
Carol McCloud presents at the Michigan Reading Association Summer Conference on Mackinac Island, MI.
Jun
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives First Place at the 2013 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards (Picture Books - 6 & Older).
Jun
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives Second Place at the 2013 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards (Cultural Diversity).
Jun
Fill a Bucket receives Honorable Mention at the 2013 Purple Dragonly Book Awards (Family Matters).
Jun
Fill a Bucket receives Honorable Mention at the 2013 Purple Dragonly Book Awards (Picture Books - 5 & Younger).
May
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives Honorable Mention at the 2013 San Francisco Book Festival (Children's).
May
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives Silver at the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Awards (Children's Picture).
May
Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness receives Honorable Mention (Young Adult) in the 2013 Paris Book Festival.
May
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives Honorable Mention (Children's) in the 2013 Paris Book Festival.
May
¿Has Llenado una Cubeta Hoy? receives Honorable Mention (Children's) in the 2013 Paris Book Festival.
Apr
Carol McCloud presents the keynote address at the Macomb School District's Teacher of the Year Banquet in Clinton Twp., MI.
Apr
Carol McCloud presents to the Starting Point Early Childhood Educators in Cleveland, OH.
Apr
¿Has Llenado una Cubeta Hoy? receives the 2013 NABE Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Best Children's Bilingual Book!
Mar
Bucket Fillers named 2012 Constant Contact All-Star Award Winner. Our second year in a row!
Mar
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives Honorable Mention in the 2013 Los Angeles Book Festival (Children's)!
Mar
Carol McCloud and Karen Wells present at the Maximize Early Learning and Care Conference in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.
Mar
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? Winner (Children's) in the 2013 Great Southeast Book Festival.
Mar
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives Honorable Mention (Children's) in the 2013 Great Southeast Book Festival.
Mar
Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness receives Runner-Up (Young Adult) in the 2013 Great Southeast Book Festival.
Mar
Carol McCloud and Karen Wells present at the Alberta Aboriginal Head Start Conference in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Mar
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? receives Honorable Mention (Children's) in the 2013 Great Northwest Book Festival.
Mar
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives Honorable Mention (Children's) in the 2013 Great Northwest Book Festival.
Mar
Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness receives Runner-Up (Young Adult) in the 2013 Great Northwest Book Festival.
Mar
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? receives Honorable Mention (Children's) in the 2013 Great Southwest Book Festival.
Mar
Will You Fill My Bucket? receives Honorable Mention (Children's) in the 2013 Great Southwest Book Festival.
Mar
Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness receives Runner-Up (Young Adult) in the 2013 Great Southwest Book Festival.
Feb
Peggy Johncox presents to the LESA Preschool Teachers in Howell, MI.
Jan
The one-act play Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead is released. Visit www.bucketfillingplay.com for more information or to order.
Jan
Peggy Johncox and Jan Merz present to the Waterford School District Childcare Program workers in Waterford, MI.
Jan
Carol McCloud presents the keynote address for the 24th Annual Kaleidoscope Conference in Effingham, IL.