Booklist teams up with the Poetry Foundation––publisher of Poetry magazine and an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture––to provide resources, ideas, and support for making the most of your library poetry collection. Please join Catherine Halley, the Poetry Foundation’s Director of Digital Programs, and the foundation’s library director, Katherine Litwin, for an insightful discussion of how audiences of all ages can enjoy poetry through programs, workshops, displays, and more. Moderated by Booklist senior editor Donna Seaman.
Join us for this free, hour-long webinar spotlighting new youth spring titles! Representatives from Owlkids, Groundwood Books, Sleeping Bear Press, Zondervan, and Holiday House will showcase their picture books and middle-grade novels for sharing aloud or for independent reading, as well as exciting new titles for young adults. Moderated by Booklist’s Books for Youth editorial director Gillian Engberg.
The popularity of graphic novels among readers of all ages continues to soar. Tune in for a preview of hot spring titles and industry insights from both graphic novel publishers and creators in this free, hour-long webinar moderated by Booklist Books for Youth editorial director Gillian Engberg and featuring a panel of representatives from Kids Can Press, ABDO Publishing, DC Entertainment, and Viz Media.
In today’s interactive environment, students are developing their literacy skills across multiple learning platforms, from databases to e-books and i-books. School librarian Marsha Lambert will address the new ways that students use these materials and what they expect from their library interaction, while representatives from Rosen and Scholastic showcase their digital literacy tools. Moderated by Reference and Collection Management editor Rebecca Vnuk.
Join us for this free webinar where representatives from Bloomsbury Children’s Books, Disney Book Group, Macmillan, Sourcebooks, Tor Teen, and Zonderkidz will fill you in on their budding teen titles for spring and beyond. To accommodate this bounty of books, the webinar will run an extra 15 minutes. Booklist’s Books for Youth associate editor Annie Kelley moderates this free webinar.
Now join award-winning author Patrick Ness for an exclusive webinar with Booklist, sponsored by Candlewick Press, as he talks to U.S. readers from his hometown in London. Listen in on this exclusive interview with Patrick and Booklist senior editor Dan Kraus, and even get a chance to ask Patrick questions live.
Librarians Robin Brenner of the Brookline Public Library (MA) and K.T. Horning of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) will show viewers how they’ve used Patrick’s books in their libraries.
The Common Core State Standards open up exciting opportunities to focus on individual titles in the classroom. Hear about terrific new fiction and informational books for youth that will help teachers and librarians implement the standards across the curriculum in to this free, hour-long presentation sponsored by Crabtree Publishing, Holiday House, Gareth Stevens/Rosen, and Scholastic Library Publishing. Moderated by Booklist Books for Youth editorial director Gillian Engberg.
Join Booklist for a free, hour-long presentation featuring new products relevant to the needs of today’s students. Representatives from Britannica, DK Publishing, Grey House Publishing, Scholastic Library Publishing, and World Book will show off their new Fall nonfiction and reference titles for students in Kindergarten through High School. Booklist Reference and Collection Management editor Rebecca Vnuk moderates.
Whether you are new to graphic novels or a long-time fan, this is the session for you! Join our expert panel from The Graphic Classroom blog, Capstone, and Booklist Publications for a lively discussion about how you can build on kids’ fascination with graphic novels to meet learning objectives and enhance critical thinking skills, such as prediction and inference. Moderated by Gillian Engberg, Editorial Director of Books for Youth at Booklist Publications.
Attendees are automatically entered to win a complete 24 book set of Capstone’s new DC Comics line!
The weather may be getting cooler, but books are always hot. Join representatives from ABDO Publishing, DK Publishing, James Lorimer & Co., and Listening Library to learn about books and media designed to spark reluctant readers' interest in reading—be it turning pages or pushing play. Moderated by Booklist senior editor Ilene Cooper.