What's New in Children's Books
In partnership with Lesley University

NOVEMBER 4, 2017  


UniversityHall, Second Floor
1815 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140

Jump In: Agency and Grit in Children's Literature

REGISTRATION: 8:30am - 9:00am    

MORNING SESSION:  9:00am -12:15pm

LUNCH BREAK: Sandwiches, salads, fruit, etc to be provided.
Book sales and book signings to take place during this time.


1:00pm - 1:45pm

  • Illustration Workshop with Matt Tavares: how to be an illustrator and support students who want to be illustrators­
  • Writing Workshop with Mitali Perkins: how to be a writer and support students who want to be writers
  • Using Children's Literature with a Growth Mindset with, Summer Clark (Lesley professor) and Jessica Della Calce (Cambridge Public Schools Early Literacy Interventionist), and Grace Enriquez (Lesley professor) 

2:00pm - 2:45pm

  • Classroom Bookshelf with Lesley professors and SLJ bloggers: Mary Ann Cappiello, Erika Dawes, and Grace Enriquez: teaching with children’s and young adult literature in the 21st century
  • Literature with a Focus on Culturally and Linguistically Sustaining Practices with BPS librarian Maura O'Toole and Park School librarian Elyse Seltzer
  • Agency and Grit in Biographies with author and Lesley professor Susan Goodman