Date: October 26, 2021
Location: online via Zoom
3:30pm - 3:45pm - introduction
3:45pm - 4:30pm - author talk
4:30pm - 5:15pm - discussion
5:15pm - 5:30pm - main room and free book
Register here: https://senylrc.regfox.com/fall-into-books-2021
Registration deadline is October 1, 2021
The first 50 registrants will receive a FREE book illustrated by Raúl Colón.
Subsequent registrants will be sent unsigned books while supplies last. Supplies are limited, so make sure to register early to get your book in the mail before the event!
Payment must be received before you are considered registered for this event.
No purchase orders accepted.
We regret refunds are not possible.
Questions? Call your library system office.
Participants can choose two Book Discussion Groups in order of preference and will be assigned one choice.
Group I Picture Books/Elementary
Group II Elementary
Group III Picture Books/All Ages
Group IV Middle School
Group V Teen
Group VI Teen
(Details about the books and discussion topics are at the end of this webpage)
Engage effectively in collaborative discussions.
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key sup-porting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
In order to ensure the most rewarding exchange of ideas, participants are expected to read all of their pre-assigned titles.
A confirmation of group assignments will be e-mailed upon receipt of payment.
The link to access the session will be sent one day before the event.
Participant book order is not applicable for the 2021 conference.
NOTE: You are not registered until you have received an email confirmation. If you have not received an email confirmation by Friday, October 1, 2021, public librarians should contact RCLS or MHLS; school librarians contact your respective school library system.
Topic: Big Emotions for Little Kids
- Lena's Shoes Are Nervous by Keith Calabrese
- Me and My Fear by Francesca Sanna
- Here And Now by Julia Denos
- The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar
Topic: Early Chapter Books
- Dragon Masters: Rise of the Earth Dragon by Tracy West
- The Adventures of Sophie Mouse: A New Friend by Poppy Green
- Arnold and Louise: The Great Louweezie by Erica S. Perl
- Little People, Bid Dreams: Maria Montessori by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Topic: Self-acceptance in picture books
- Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho
- Leila in Saffron by Rukhsanna Guidroz
- I Am Enough by Grace Byers
- Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o
Topic: Own Voices
- New Kid by Jerry Craft
- Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
- A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramee
Topic: #OwnVoices in Young Adult Fiction
- Peta Lyre's Rating Normal by Anna Whateley
- Punching the Air by Ibi Zobi and Yusef Salaam
- Love from A to Z S.K. Ali
Topic: Anxiety Disorders
- Blade of Secrets by Tricia Levenseller
- Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley
- Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis