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Kaffee Klatch Photo Gallery of Authors

This gallery contains 15 photos.

(submitted by Deborah Rinio)                                                                         … Continue reading

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Boys Reading: A Focus on Fantasy

(written by Lynn McNamara, Scenic Park Library) At the AASL Conference Session,”Boys Reading: A Focus on Fantasy,” moderator Jonathan Auxier and authors Jon Scieszka, Adam Gidwitz and Neal Schusterman, William Alexander, and Tony Abbott discussed fantasy, mythology, science fiction, steampunk, dystopian fiction and … Continue reading

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The Simple Truth About Fairy Tales

(written by Alisa Williams) The room was full to bursting as I made my way past rows of occupied chairs to the front of the room.  I, along with several others, made my seat on the floor, and I had … Continue reading

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Lack Funds for an Author Visit? Skype!

(written by Anita Simic) My shrinking budget does not allow for funding authors to visit. However, after this session I was excited to bring authors to my library via Skype.  Moderator, Laura Given, was joined by authors, Vicki Cobb, A.S.King, Jarrett … Continue reading

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Authors, Illustrators, and Publishers, Oh My

(written by Laurie Cowgill) A big part of the National Conference of School Librarians is the opportunity to meet with the authors and illustrators we all know so well by name. The opportunities are many.  One can attend sessions with panels of … Continue reading

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I Was Left Wanting More – AKLA

Authors to Alaska Luncheon and Dessert Reception with Rukhsana Khan (written by Karla Barkman) One of my favorite activities at the Alaska State Library Conference has been meeting and listening to the authors who attend and present. I am always … Continue reading

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