Sun, Apr 21, 2013: 11:00 AM
- 12:00 PM
Sunday 4/21 11:00-12:00
San Antonio Convention Center
Room: Ballroom C3
The National Ambassador for Young People's Literature raises national awareness of the importance of children's literature as it relates to lifelong literacy, education, and the development and betterment of the lives of young people. This panel discussion brings together the current Ambassador – Walter Dean Myers – and former Ambassadors Katherine Paterson and Jon Sciezska for an hour of inspiration and engaging ideas to spark your students' love of literature. Moderated by Junko Yokota, Director of the Center for Teaching through Children's Books.
Jon Scieszka, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Katherine Paterson, Candlewick
Walter Dean Myers, Harper Collins
Adolescent Literacy/YA Literature