Nov. 4: Children's & Young Adult Literature Conference- Ashland


Children and Young Adult Literature Conference- Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

Educators, including public librarians, teachers, child care providers, parents and college students are invited to Planting the Seeds of Literature Conference, a one day symposium at Northland College featuring award-winning authors Aimee Bissonette, Nancy Bo Flood, Claudia McGehee and Cheryl Blackford.

Explore the ways to integrate nature-themed literature into your classroom or story hour. This conference will include breakout sessions, keynote speakers, vendors, book signing, networking time, and lunch. Get excited and inspired!

$85 conference fee

Find the conference agenda and registration information here!

Featured Authors

  •  Aimee Bissonette, author of North Wood Girl, winner of the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award for Children's Literature.
  • Nancy Bo Flood, author of Water Runs Through This Book, winner of the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award for Young Adult Literature.
  • Claudia McGehee, author of My Wilderness: An Alaskan Adventure, honorable mention of the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award for Children's Literature and illustrator of the North Woods Girl.
  • Cheryl Blackford, author of Hungry Coyote and Lizzie and the Lost Baby.
  • ... and many more!

Submitted by Kris Adams Wendt



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