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Swiacki Children's Literature Festival 2019

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Framingham State University

100 State Street

Framingham, MA 01702

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The 2019 Swiacki Children's Literature Festival

Join us at Framingham State University for the annual celebration of children’s books featuring renowned authors and illustrators.

This year we are joined by author Nikki Grimes, a bestselling author and a prolific artist. Nikki has written many award-winning books for children and young adults including the Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade; the Coretta Scott King Author Honor books Jazmin's Notebook, Talkin' About Bessie, Dark Sons, The Road to Paris, and Words with Wings; and the popular Dyamonde Daniel chapter book series. Learn more about Ms. Grimes at https://www.nikkigrimes.com/bio.html

David Wiesner, is one of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed picture book creators in the world. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won numerous awards. Three of the picture books he both wrote and illustrated won the prestigious Caldecott Medal: Tuesday, The Three Pigs, and Flotsam, making him only the second person in the award's long history to have won three times. To learn more about David Wiesner, visit https://www.hmhbooks.com/wiesner/biography.html



Schedule:

  • 3 – 5 pm: Registration
  • 3 – 7 pm: Book Sales
  • 3 – 5 pm: Book Signings
  • 4:30 – 5:30 pm: The Pat Keogh Memorial Workshop, “What’s New in Children’s Literature?”
  • 5:45 – 6:45 pm: Buffet Dinner
  • 7 – 8:30 pm: The Mary Burns Memorial Lectures: Nikki Grimes and David Wiesner



Please RSVP by October 29th

Please consider making a gift to sponsor a current student's Festival registration. Your gift will make it possible for students to attend at a reduced cost.

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Framingham, MA 01702

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