Friday, July 19, 2019 | East Tennessee History Center
601 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN
The Center for Children's & Young Adult Literature and Knox County Public Library are pleased to present a special workshop showcasing the best new books for children and young adults from the past year.
You will recieve an annotated bibliography of the books discussed in each session.
8:00 - 9:00 Registration & Welcome
9:00 - 12:00 Focus on Children's Books ($25)
- Julie Danielson on buzz-worthy children’s picture books via ZOOM
- Kristin Rearden on children’s picture books to meet state science standards
- Susan Groenke on children’s picture books to meet state social studies standards, grades K-5
- Lisa Meidl on high-interest children’s books, grades 3-6
12:00 - 1:30 Workshop with Boxed Lunch ($15) - choose from one of the workshop offerings below *
* a $5 option without lunch is available.
- Option 1) Learn how to build a text set to meet the new K-5 social studies standards with high quality children’s picture biographies
- Option 2) Learn how librarians and teachers can work together to create a school-wide reading culture
1:30 - 5:00 - Focus on Young Adult Literature ($25)
- Stacey Reece on contemporary/realistic YA fiction
- Angela Hoffman on speculative YA fiction/fantasy
- Emily Davenport on YA nonfiction
- Brooke Bianchi-Pennington on graphic novels
5:00 - 5:30 Drawing & Book Sale