It’s a Colorful World

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 It’s a colorful world. We need diverse books . . .

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Tell Me a Story, 2014 Annual Children’s Writing Conference

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I am excited to attend Tell Me a Story! There is still time to register for this annual writing conference for readers, writers, teachers, and librarians of children’s literature.

Sponsored by Boise State Department of Literacy, SCBWI, ICIRA

Featured Speakers:

Jennifer Nielsen, New York Times bestselling author of The False Prince, The Runaway King, and Book 6 of Scholastic’s Infinity Ring Series

Melissa Miller, Associate Editor at Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Children’s Books

Gregory Taylor, librarian at Hillside Junior High School in Boise, Idaho

Kelly Gallagher, literacy education expert, full time English teacher at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California, author of Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It, Reading Resources: Motivational Mini-Lessons for Middle and High School, Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challenging Texts, 4-12, and more.

When and Where:

Book signing by authors: Friday, April 25, 2013, 4:00-5:30 pm at Rediscovered Bookshop, 180 N. 8th Street, in Boise.

ICIRA Reception, Awards Dinner:
Friday, April 25, 2014, 5:30-8:30 pm, BSU Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell Room Dinner and keynote speaker, Kelly Gallagher

Conference: Saturday, April 26, 2013, 7:45 am-5:00 pm
Boise State University, Student Union Building, Lookout Room, 1910 University Dr, Boise, ID 83725
Manuscript critiques and Graduate, undergraduate, and in-service credit available

REGISTER NOW
WITH SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)
https://utahsouthidaho.scbwi.org/events/tell-me-a-story-annual-boise-childrens-literature-conference/