Monday, June 19, 2017

WLA Sneak Peek - YSS Luncheon Speaker

It was just announced last week that the YSS luncheon speaker for Wednesday Oct 18 will be Angela Davis Pinkney!! Here's what our YSS board representative writes:

We are thrilled to announce that Andrea Davis Pinkney is the Youth Services Section Luncheon speaker for the WLA Conference this year!  Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times best-selling and award winning author of numerous picture books, novels, and narrative nonfiction for children and teens (including The Red PencilA Poem for PeterHand in Hand:  Ten Black Men Who Changed America, and Let it Shine:  Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters).  Ms. Pinkney is a respected children's book publisher and editor. Her love of libraries, her perspective on diversity, and her energetic and inspiring speaking style will leave you ready to continue your terrific work in libraries across Wisconsin!

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