Summer Library Symposium–July 30th

Phillip HooseTuesday, July 30th @Kent State University Main Campus

Keynote:   Phillip Hoose  the widely-acclaimed author of books, essays, stories, songs, and articles, including the National Book Award winning book, Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice and recently received the Sibert award for Moonbird  He is also the author of the multi-award winning title, The Race to Save the Lord God Bird, the National Book Award Finalist We Were There Too!: Young People in U.S. History, and the Christopher Award-winning manual for youth activism It’s Our World Too.

Breakout sessions include:  Children and Young Adult Literature,  Aps R In, Common Core and Third Grade Reading Guarantee and S.T.E.M. Made Easy.

Closing Keynote:  April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning author of 60 children’s books including Here Come the Humpbacks!; Trout Are Made of Trees; The Bumblebee Queen; and One Is a Snail, Ten Is a Crab.  Her book Vulture View received ALA’s Theodor “Seuss” Geisel Honor Award. Stars Beneath Your Bed: the Surprising Story of Dust won the AAAS/Subaru/SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books. Sayre is a three time winner of the John Burroughs Award for nature writing for young people.

This workshop is sponsored by NEO-RLS and Kent State University School of Library and Information Science.

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