The Truth about Expression

Date(s): 
Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 8:30am to 6:00pm
Location: 
Parmer Hall
Fee: 
$100/$50 for students

Join the Butler Children’s Literature Center to explore the many facets of expression in books for young people, including a keynote address by award-winning author and illustrator Ed Young, and a variety of sessions on everything from expressive nonfiction to traditional stories.

Includes box lunch and refreshments. 6 CPDUs available.

Presenter Bios

Thom Barthelmess, curator of the Butler Children's Literature Center at Dominican University has experience managing youth services at the Austin Public Library and the Spokane County Library District. In 2010-2011 he served as President of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association.

Keynoter Ed Young has illustrated more than 80 children’s books, 17 of which he has also written. He is the winner of numerous awards and honors, including a Caldecott Medal and two Caldecott Honors.

Ascha Drake, Joan Sommers, and Amanda Freymann are co-creators of Chuck Close: Face Book, which won the 2012 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction.

Janice Del Negro, assistant professor in GSLIS, is a nationally known storyteller and children's and young adult literature expert. She is a past chair of the Randolph Caldecott Award Selection Committee.

Jill Bambenek is public services librarian at Dominican's Rebecca Crown Library.

Marilyn Ludolph is associate professor at Dominican's School of Education.

Cancellation Policy
If a workshop must be canceled by Dominican University, you will be notified via email and your money will be fully refunded. Cancellations by registrants must be received by email to gslisevents@dom.edu seven days prior to the workshop date in order for registrant to receive the maximum refund of 70 percent.

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