Friday 11/20 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM in Minneapolis Convention Center, Auditorium 2
Join five Newbery-winning authors as they discuss the power of story, share the stories behind the stories, and reflect on how “Stories Connect Us.” Participants will walk away with innovative ways to celebrate, booktalk, promote, champion, and integrate award-winning books into their curriculum.
- John Schumacher Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic
- Colby Sharp Third-grade Teacher
- Katherine Applegate Macmillan
- Kate DiCamillo Candlewick Press
- Thanhha Lai HarperCollins
- Laura Amy Schlitz Candlewick Press
- Rebecca Stead Random House
Saturday 11/21 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM in Minneapolis Convention Center, L100E
Why do picture books matter? Why should we use picture books with all ages? How can we use picture books as mentor texts? Please join Mike Curato, Lauren Castillo, Molly Idle, Tom Lichtenheld, and Elisha Cooper as they answer these important questions and many more.