Thursday, November 10, 2011

10th Annual International Children's and Young Adult Literature Celebration

Saturday, November 19, 2011
Sponsored by the Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium
Memorial Union, UW-Madison Campus
Registration Deadline: Monday November 14, 2011

  • Atinuke, author of the award-winning Anna Hibiscus Series will be here in person, not via Skype!
  • Kathleen Horning, author and director extraordinaire of the CCBC 
  • Anne Pellowski, author, storyteller, and founder of the Information Center on Children’s Cultures supported by the U.S. Committee for UNICEF 
  • Mitali Perkins, award-winning author of Secret Keeper, among other books and novels for children and young adults
 This year marks the tenth annual celebration, which brings together award-winning authors whose literature spans the globe, with dedicated educators, librarians, students and children’s literature enthusiasts who gain insight into new cultures and histories from around the world. In the full-day workshop each author will present on their writing and discuss the stories that they have written and highlight cultural nuances and universal themes.

For more information and registration:
Megan Schliesman, Librarian, Cooperative Children's Book Center
School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
608/262-9503 | |

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