Friday, July 9, 2010

Cool Conference Coming!

I am happy to announce that I will be attending a conference next week at my alma matter next week. It is the 23rd BYU Symposium on Books for Young Readers. Here's the info:

July 15 and 16, 2010
A two–day symposium for librarians, teachers, parents, and anyone who enjoys children’s literature

Join us for two delightful days with six nationally known authors and illustrators of children’s literature. Each author and illustrator will share his or her unique perspective on children’s literature followed by a short question–and–answer session. In addition, two autograph sessions and four informal discussion groups with individual authors will be available.

Featuring nationally acclaimed authors and illustrators:

Laurie Halse Anderson
Patricia MacLachlan
Brandon Mull
Kadir Nelson
Elizabeth Partridge
David Shannon

I've located all my copies of their books and am ready to meet and greet! Hopefully I'll have some pictures to put on here next week. Anything you want me to ask these authors and illustrators?

Just in case you've forgotten, here are some of their books:


  1. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO happy about this new blog!!! Hope you're doing good!! MISS YOU GUYS!!!!

  2. Hey Michelle, cousin Mary here. I love your blog and am excited to see read all the fun things you post. I didn't know you were so in to books! I am actually a consultant for Usborne Books, that's how much I love books and promoting literacy. We'll have to talk book next time we're together!

  3. Oh, and Alice the Fairy is my favorite David Shannon book. Have so much fun at the symposium!