Academics

Call for Proposals 2015

We invite you to submit a proposal to present at the 19th annual Charlotte S. Huck Children’s Literature Festival scheduled February 27 & 28, 2015.

The mission of the festival is to carry on Charlotte Huck’s life work of getting good materials into the hands of teachers and students—bringing children and books together in order to develop readers who will find a lifetime of pleasure in reading good books.

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We are looking for descriptions of classroom and library activities such as an author, illustrator or genre studies, multicultural literature, children writing and creating their own books, family literacy programs, library programs for babies through middle school, historical perspectives, best new books, current trends and writing for children. You may also apply to bring a class of students to meet one of the festival authors. The festival focuses on children’s literature grades K-8. All sessions are 60 minutes.

Please submit your proposal by October 1, 2014. You will be notified by November 1, 2014 if we are able to schedule your session. Decisions will be made based on creating a balanced and diverse program for the festival. As a presenter, your conference fees will be reduced to $75.

 


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