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The Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium: Resistance: Children’s Books in Troubled Times

What role do children’s and young adult books play in today’s world of social unrest, environmental upheaval, and human suffering around the globe? On October 7th, the 2017 Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium will examine how books for young people engage, resist, and trouble the world around them.

The day includes talks, panel discussions, and small-group sessions which provide librarians, educators, children’s literature professionals, students, scholars, publishing types and writers alike a chance to examine critical issues relevant to children’s and young adult literature.

Featuring 2017 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winners and Honorees

Ashley Bryan, Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life

Matthew Cordell, Wolf in the Snow

Nikki Grimes, One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

Deborah Heiligman, Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers

Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give

Richard Peck, The Best Man

Joanne Schwartz, Town Is by the Sea

Steve Sheinkin, Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team

Sydney Smith, Town Is by the Sea

Melissa Sweet, Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White

Plus, registration includes admittance to the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards ceremony on Friday, October 6, 2017.

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