Shenandoah University To Host Children’s Literature Conference: "Books Boys Can't Resist"
The 2012 Children’s Literature Conference will be held Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29 on the campus of Shenandoah University.
For the past 27 years, the Children's Literature Conference at Shenandoah University has been striving to share with teachers and librarians the best in children's literature. This year, the conference will be held Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29 on the campus of Shenandoah University.The theme of the 2012 conference is "Books Boys Can't Resist." Throughout the week, participants will study with the following award-winning authors and illustrators: Avi, Gary Schmidt, Ralph Fletcher, Brian Floca, Daniel Kirk, Bob Shea, Melinda Long, Danny Brassell, Charles Smith Jr., Sneed Collard III, Marc Tyler Nobleman, Jarrett Krosoczka, Phil Bildner and Dan Yaccarinio.
During the conference, those in attendance will participate in morning sessions with the authors and artists. In the afternoons, participants will be given the choice of attending small group workshops, roundtable discussions with the authors and illustrators, and classes where they will receive multiple ideas on how to use literature to teach reading and writing. Participants who attend the conference may elect to earn up to three hours of graduate credit.
To enroll in the conference, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (540) 545-7215.