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BookFest @ Bank Street 2014

Bank Street Center for Children's Literature

Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

BookFest @ Bank Street 2014

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BookFest @ Bank Street is an event devoted to the celebration, discovery, and discussion of books for children and teens. This event, intended for adults, features luminaries from the children's literature community. Authors, illustrators, editors, reviewers, and scholars will take part on panel discussions and breakout sessions, which allow participants a closer look at a specific genre or topic in children's literature. 

9:00am - Arrive, register, and drink coffee

9:30am - Welcome remarks from Jennifer M. Brown, director of the Center for Children’s Literature

9:35 - 10:15am - The Making of Goodnight Moon - Lisa Von Drasek, curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota; Leonard S. Marcus, children’s book scholar and author of Awakened by the Moon; and Lindsey Wyckoff, archivist and special collections librarian at the Bank Street College of Education

10:15 - 11:00am - Presenting the Facts in Picture Books - Brian Pinkney, artist for Martin & Mahalia and Sit-In; Jason Chin, author and artist of Gravity; Deborah Heiligman, author of The Boy Who Loved Math; moderated by Jennifer M. Brown

11:05 - 11:15am - Break

11:15am -12:15pm - Book Discussions

12:15 - 1:15pm - Lunch & Autographing in the Lobby

1:20 - 2:20pm - A Search for Understanding: Gender & Identity - Robie Harris, author of It’s Perfectly Normal!; Tim Federle, author of Better Nate than Ever; Coe Booth, author of Kinda Like Brothers; Susan Kuklin, author of Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out; and Christina, a participant in Beyond Magenta; moderated by Allie Bruce, children’s librarian, Bank Street College of Education

2:20 - 2:30pm - Stretch

2:30 - 3:00pm - Closing keynote: Matt de la Peña, author of The Living

3:00-3:30pm - Autographing in the lobby - books for sale from the Bank Street Bookstore team



For complete BookFest @ Bank Street 2014 information and details - INCLUDING DISCUSSION GROUP DESCRIPTIONS & BOOK LISTS - please visit the BookFest Website.

Have questions about BookFest @ Bank Street 2014? Contact Bank Street Center for Children's Literature

When & Where

Bank Street College of Education
610 W 112th St
New York, NY 10025

Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

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