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Friday, October 4
 

9:45am

2013 Mackin BookTalk Live! Newest Titles Come Alive for Middle-High School Students
Overwhelmed by all the new titles published each year? Wondering what's best for your never-big-enough budget? Mackin's collection development librarians can help! To help you improve your collections, we meet with publishers and read review journals, catalogs, and advance book samples. In our presentation, we will share the best titles of high-quality fiction and nonfiction—all published in the summer and fall of 2013—for your middle to high school libraries. Titles are well-reviewed and meet Minnesota educational standards. Don't miss this exciting, useful presentation!


Friday October 4, 2013 9:45am - 10:30am
Senate/Congress (KI)

9:45am

Author Spotlights 1
Minnesota authors who write for young people of several age groups in a variety of genres will be featured in this session. Each author will speak briefly about themselves, their work and the writing process. Authors:  Marsha Chall, Stephen Shaskan, Connie Claire Szarke, Mike Wohnoutka

Moderators
Friday October 4, 2013 9:45am - 10:30am
Wiedner (CC)

11:30am

2013 Mackin BookTalk Live! Newest Titles Come Alive for Elementary Students
Overwhelmed by all the new titles published each year? Wondering what's best for your never-big-enough budget? Mackin's collection development librarians can help! To help you improve your collections, we meet with publishers and read review journals, catalogs, and advance book samples. In our presentation, we will share the best titles of high-quality fiction and nonfiction—all published in the summer and fall of 2013—for your elementary school libraries. Titles are well-reviewed and meet Minnesota educational standards. Don't miss this exciting, useful presentation!

Speakers
avatar for Tracey Luehrs

Tracey Luehrs

Collection Development Manager, Mackin Educational Resources
Books, books, and books! I will read almost anything, though my favorite children's books are picture books and fantasy. I really like historical fiction and sci-fi, too. And there have been some wonderful YA realistic fiction titles lately. And nonfiction and children's poetry are... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 11:30am - 12:15pm
Alexander/Bell (CC)

11:30am

Author Spotlight 2
Minnesota authors who write for young people of several age groups in a variety of genres will be featured in this session. Each author will speak briefly about themselves, their work and the writing process. Authors:  Geoff Herbach, Jonathan Friesen, Mary Losure, Jacqueline West

Moderators
Friday October 4, 2013 11:30am - 12:15pm
Wiedner (CC)

2:00pm

Minnesota Youth Reading Awards
Learn how to join MYRA and participate in Minnesota's student choice awards, the Star of the North Picture book award for grades K-2 and the Maud Hart Lovelace Award for readers in grades 3-8.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Given

Laura Given

School Library Media Specialist, Roseville Area Schools


Friday October 4, 2013 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Clarke/Edlebrock (CC)

3:30pm

Books for Teaching the MN Native American Standards
This session will feature books that can be used to teach the Minnesota Native American standards in art, language arts, social studies and science in grades k-12. Participants will receive grade band bibliographies and all titles covered are available for free checkout through the Perpich Library to any Minnesota educator. People can even register for the library at the workshop and take books home!


Friday October 4, 2013 3:30pm - 4:15pm
University B (KI)