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Schedule of Events

2013 WWU Children’s Literature Conference

Saturday, February 23, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center ~ Concert Hall

The 2013 Speakers will be:
Katherine Applegate Winner of the 2013 Newbery Award! The One and Only Ivan (Starred Reviews in School Library Journal & Kirkus), Home of the Brave (Golden Kite Award), Roscoe Riley Rules series, Animorphs book series (co-written with Michael Grant).

Susan Campbell BartolettiHitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow (Newbery Honor and Sibert Honor), Black Potatoes: The Great Irish Famine (Sibert Winner), They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group (YALSA Excellence in Non-Fiction Finalist), Kids on Strike! (Jane Addams Award).

Michael GrantBzrk, Eve & Adam (co-written with Katherine Applegate), Gone series (Best Children’s Novel for Hunger, SCBWI 2009), The Magnificent 12 series.

Brian PinkneyTime of the Drums (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award), Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down (Jane Addams Honor Book), Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra (Caldecott Honor Award), Faithful Friend (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor), The Adventures of Sparrowboy.

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