21st Annual Hubbs Children's Literature Conference

Date:  Saturday, February 23, 2013
Time:  9:00 am - 3:00pm
Location:  Schulze Hall Auditorium and Terrence Murphy Hall - Minneapolis Campus
Event Contact: 
Administrative Staff
651-962-4441
celcevents@stthomas.edu
COST: 
General: $60, Student: $20

Authors, illustrators, and teachers of children’s literature will gather for the 21st annual Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference at the University of St. Thomas. The event will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013; from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration for the conference will open in the fall of 2012.

Featured speakers will be authors Jacqueline Woodson and David LaRochelle. The Red Balloon Bookstore will be on site selling their books as well as a variety of children’s literature.

The annual Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference provides an opportunity for parents, teachers, students, librarians, writers and others interested in children’s literature to share information and learn how to better meet the educational needs of youth. Sponsored by the University of St. Thomas’ School of Education in the College of Education, Leadership & Counseling, it is supported by an endowment from Margaret and the late Ronald Hubbs, who have been advocates for literacy in Minnesota and have provided funds for the Hubbs Children’s Literature Collection at the St. Thomas Libraries.

5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available to conference attendees.

Register now!

Breakout Sessions:

  • Check out TeachingBooks.net
  • Making Meaning with Tweens: Enhancing Understanding of Literature 
  • Story and Picture: How a Picture Book is Developed
  • Playing With Poetry
  • How Do You Comfort Children Who’ve Been Exposed to Death and Help Them Understand Dying? 
  • Diversity in Children's Books


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