Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Visiting author at West Yas Academy. October
Visiting author at YK Pao School, Shanghai Community International School, Soong Ching Ling School, Shanghai. October
Visiting author at the American Overseas School of Rome. April
Visiting author at The American School of The Hague. March
Visiting author at American School of Barcelona. March
Visiting author at Cheongna Dalton School. October
Children's Book Council and International Literacy Association select The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea for the Children's Choice booklist for 2018. May
Bank Street selects The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea as one of the best books of 2018. April
Visiting author at Chadwick International School and Dalton Cheongna School, Seoul, Korea. March
New York Public Library selects The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea as one of the best books of 2018. January
Discover Arabia launched. January
Visiting author at British International School, Garden International School, Kuala Lumpur, and Kuala Lumpur International School, Malaysia. November
The Genius of Islam is published in Indonesian
The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea published by Knopf. May
Keynote speaker at Environmental Conference of States meeting in Nashville. March
Visiting author at International School of Beijing. November
Visiting author at Mont’Kiara International School and Garden International School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. November
Lynda.com elearning tutorial From Art Making to Art Thinking
NY Times/Scholastic Upfrontarticle,7 Plagues That Changed History
Visiting author at Shanghai American School October
Speaker at Education Symposium, ICON8 Illustration Conference, July
“From Art Making to Art Thinking: New Paradigms for Illustration Education”
Outbreak April 2014 presentation at Kuwait University Medical Students Association
Outbreak Lecture and workshop at American University of Kuwait, April
Visiting author at Copenhagen International School, November
Visiting author at the American-British Academy of Oman and the British School of Muscat and The American International School of Muscat, October
Featured speaker at American University of Kuwait
Featured speaker at Northeastern University and The School of the the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, February.
Outbreak January 2013 presentation at the AWARE Center,
Featured speaker at the International School Librarians Conference, Doha, Qatar. Visiting author at the American School of Doha and Qatar Academy.
Illustrated Gene and Iris Rotberg’s Quinn’s Journey to See the Samurai winner of the 2013 Purple Dragonfly award for best illustrations
The Genius of Islam April presentation at the AWARE Center, Kuwait
The Genius of Islam named to 2012 Notable Book master list of the Children’s Book Council and National Council for Social Studies
The Genius of Islam wins Middle East Research Council’s top non-fiction award for 2011
The Genius of Islam selected for Booklist’s top ten religion books of 2011
The Genius of Islam on the November cover of Booklist
The Genius of Islam is published in Arabic
Featured author at the Islamic Society of North America convention
Downtown Express reviews my presentation at Park51 Community Center
Denver Post interview in the wake of the death of Osama bin Laden
The Genius of Islam published by Knopf.
Outbreak opens at the Port Angeles Fine Art Center.
King County Courthouse window treatments installed.
Outbreak opens at National Museum of Health and Medicine.
National Museum of Health and Medicine lecture video.
Beaverton City Library mural addition installed.
Beaverton City Library mural dedicated.
Sold! is published in Korean.
Books School Visits Exhibitions Public Art Teaching Testimonials