Saturday, March 8 2014
From practical advice on using literature-based apps with children to learning how authors and illustrators are using social media and electronic publishing, Serendipity 2014 is a must-attend event for educators, librarians, researchers and literature lovers looking to the future of books for young people.
We have invited presenters that are not only at the forefront of the rapidly-evolving world of technology and children’s books, but are also dynamic, engaging and will leave you inspired and full of ideas:
- Paul Zelinsky (@paulozelinsky): Caldecott-winning illustrator of over two dozen books
- Arthur Slade (@arthurslade): Governor-general’s award-winning author
- John Schumacher (@MrSchuReads): Library Journal Mover and Shaker, elementary school teacher-librarian, blogger, 2014 Newbery Committee member
- Travis Jonker (@100scopenotes): School Library Journal blogger, elementary school teacher-librarian, 2014 Caldecott Committee member
- Tim Federle (@TimFederle): Author of Better Nate Than Ever and the sequel Five, Six, Seven, Nate! (January 2014)
- Hadley Dyer (@hedyer): Winner of the Information Book Award for Potatoes on Rooftops: Farming in the City
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Visit our website for more information and fun facts about Serendipity and our speakers at www.vclr.ca