This year’s featured authors are Newbery Award winners Christopher Paul Curtis and Linda Sue Park. The Red Balloon Bookstore will be on site selling the two featured authors’ books as well as a variety of children’s literature.
The annual Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference provides an opportunity for parents, teachers, students, librarians and others interested in children’s literature to share information and learn how to better meet the educational needs of youth.
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Registration and check in at Woulfe Auditorium, Anderson Student Center
9:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m.: Hubbs featured speaker: Christopher Paul Curtis, One Author’s Life
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Break and book signing
10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.: Hubbs featured speaker: Linda Sue Park, The Gift of Story
11:30 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.: Break and book signing
12:00 p.m.- 12:50 p.m.: Lunch
1:00 p.m.- 1:50 p.m.: Breakout Sessions 1
2:00 p.m.- 2:50 p.m.: Breakout Sessions 2 (All sessions are repeated)
Featured Breakout Sessions
A Conversation with Christopher Paul Curtis
An informal opportunity to ask questions and engage Christopher Paul Curtis in discussions regarding his work and other topics of interest.
A Conversation with Linda Sue Park
An informal opportunity to ask questions and engage Linda Sue Park in discussions regarding his work and other topics of interest.