Attendees may submit that certificate to their governing continuing education body to request CE credits. Set up a recommendations list where students can recommend books to other library users. Arthur A. Levine founded Levine Querido in April 2019, after a 23-year tenure as the President and Publisher of Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic. 2:40 PM–3:00 PM: Live Chat with Ellen Hopkins (Penguin Young Readers - Picture Books & Middle Grade) Her short fiction has been nominated for the Philippines Free Press Literary Award for Short Fiction and the Pushcart Prize. Program details are forthcoming, but don’t wait! She’s the comics co-chair for the Brooklyn Book Festival; and in the past she’s coordinated programming and events for the Splat! The below suggestions can be held as either physical or virtual events. Jason Reynolds, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You (Little, Brown) She is the author of many books for young readers, including The Blunders, illustrated by Colin Jack. In 2000 he started Roaring Brook Press, where books he acquired, edited, and published included the Caldecott Medal winners My Friend Rabbit and The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, Caldecott Honor books by Lane Smith, Printz Medal and Honor books by Marcus Sedgwick, Newbery Honor and National Book Award finalists by Steve Sheinkin, and others. He hopes this book will serve as his application. Adi Alsaid, Come on In (Inkyard) If you are a service provider or publisher and would like to sponsor the event, please contact Advertising Director Roy Futterman. Christina Soontornvat grew up in a small Texas town where she spent many childhood days behind the counter of her parents' Thai restaurant with her nose in a book. Nina LaCour is the author of the widely acclaimed Hold Still, The Disenchantments, and Everything Leads to You, and the Michael L. Printz Award-winner We Are Okay. 11:00 PM–12:00 PM: Robert Repino (Quirk Books) Don't have a School Library Journal Account? Additionally, the folks at the Students Need School Libraries campaign are seeking blog submissions from people who are curious and/or wild about school libraries. Dress up for the day, and encourage your co-workers to join in. International School Library Day will be held on 20 October 2020, and is about promoting all the ways that school libraries add to their communities. Grace is a commentator for New England Public Radio, a reviewer for the New York Times, and a video essayist for PBS NewsHour. He is particularly fond of fairy tales, kids' cartoons, and rom-coms of all stripes. Gordon C. James illustrated the critically acclaimed picture book Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (by Derrick Barnes), which received a Caldecott Honor, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, an Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor, the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Young Readers, and a Society of Illustrators Gold Medal. 3:00 PM–3:30 PM: Gene Luen Yang Video Chat (DC) 9:00 AM–9:30 AM: Elizabeth Wein (Little, Brown) Upon completion of a course/session, attendees will receive a certificate of completion that will include the # of continuing education hours. He is also the Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator of Wolf in the Snow, and the illustrator of numerous highly acclaimed children's books, including The Only Fish in the Sea and Special Delivery, which was a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. 9:00 AM–9:45 AM: Chat with Donna Freitas (Levine Querido) 9:00 AM–9:45 AM: The Powwow Mysteries Series with Joseph Bruchac (Reycraft Books) Emily X.R. He was the fifth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and in 2016 he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow, We are currently offering this content for free. Ask your library users to draw what your library looks like from memory, award prizes for the most accurate map. Register for free today and we’ll send them to you as they become available. Come hear from more than 40 authors and publishers about the latest and most exciting forthcoming titles for children, tweens, and teens, ranging from picture books and nonfiction to graphic novels and YA, and engage in Q&A sessions with authors and illustrators. He also created the illustrations for the #1 New York Times bestsellers Percy Jackson's Greek Gods and Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes. 9:00 AM–9:20 AM: Live Chat with Cecily Kaiser - What's New in Preschool? Stepping Stones is Lucy's first graphic novel for kids. Enter your email address to follow this website and receive notifications of new posts by email. (Holiday House) “Every reader his or her book.Every book its reader.”, Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, Father of Indian Library Science. Simon Boughton joined W.W. Norton & Company in 2018 to develop a new children’s and young adult publishing program, Norton Young Readers. Samantha Mabry credits her tendency toward magical thinking to her Grandmother Garcia, who would wash money in the kitchen sink to rinse off any bad spirits. Kelly Starling Lyons is the author of multiple award-winning picture books and chapter books, most recently Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon, illustrated by Laura Freeman, Sing a Song: How "Lift Every Voice and Sing" Inspired Generations, illustrated by Keith Mallett and the Jada Jones series, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Gina Gagliano, Random/Graphic Generate the E-card by filling up the form here. He is the co-creator and writer behind the New York Times bestselling graphic novel The Stuff of Legend, the cartoonist of Tree Mail, and the winner of the Kids Read Comics “Most Epic Adventure” award. This year, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is once again celebrating International School Library Day. 2:30 PM–3:00 PM: Live Chat with Rebecca Thomas (Annick Press) Two of her books, Speak and Chains, were National Book Award finalists, and Chains was also short-listed for the United Kingdom's Carnegie medal.