Save the Date for the 10th Annual WWU Children’s Literature Conference!
Saturday, February 23, 2013
We are continuing the tradition and excitement with award winning presenters
Brian Pinkney, Susan Campbell Bartoletti and Katherine Applegate!
Brian Pinkney – Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra (Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor), Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down (Jane Addams Honor Book), Faithful Friend (Caldecott Honor), In The Time of the Drums (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor)
Susan Campbell Bartoletti – Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow (Newbery Honor and Sibert Honor), The Boy Who Dared (ALA Best Books for Young Adults), Black Potatoes: The Great Irish Famine (Sibert Winner and Orbis Pictus Award), They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group (YALSA Excellence in Non-Fiction Finalist), Kids on Strike! (Jane Addams Award)
Katherine Applegate – The One and Only Ivan (Starred Reviews in School Library Journal & Kirkus), Home of the Brave (Golden Kite Award), Roscoe Riley Rules series, Animorphs book series
Questions about the conference can be directed to Sylvia Tag: firstname.lastname@example.org