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Friday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 4:00pm
USBBY Board of Directors Meeting (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N224
Description :

Meeting for the Board of Directors of the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY).

Friday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting I (ALSC) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N202
Description :

Meeting of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Friday, June 27 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 9:00pm
2015 Award/Notable Chair Orientation (ALSC) Other Paris
Bordeaux
Description :

This is an orientation session for the 2015 Award/Notable Chairs.

Interests :

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
2015 Geisel Award Committee Meeting I (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N211
Description :

The 2015 Geisel Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider titles for the winner and honors (if any) of the 2015 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 10:00am
Coretta Scott King Book Awards Executive Board Meeting Committee meeting Caesars Palace
Messina
Description :

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Executive Board will meet

8:30am - 11:30am
2015 Caldecott Award Committee Meeting I (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Hilton Grand Vacations Suites
Diamond
Description :

The 2015 Caldecott Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider titles for the winner and honors (if any) of the 2015 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 11:30am
2015 Wilder Award Committee Meeting I (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N212
Description :

The 2015 Wilder Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider candidates for the 2015 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 11:30am
Leadership & ALSC Other Caesars Palace
Roman I & III
Description :

Meeting with Priority Group Consultants and their committee chairs.

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
2015 Notable Children's Books Committee Meeting I - Procedural (ALSC) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N114
Description :

The Notable Children's Books Committee will be preparing to evaluate books published in 2014 for the 2015 Notable Children's Books list.

Interests :
10:30am - 11:30am
2015 Sibert Award Committee Meeting I (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N215
Description :

The 2015 Sibert Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider titles for the winner and honors (if any) of the 2015 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
10:30am - 11:30am
AAP Children's Author Speed Dating Exhibitor session Las Vegas Convention Center
N112
Description :

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) Children's Library Marketing Committee will be hosting its first Speed Dating event at ALA Annual 2014. Join us to mingle with 15 children's authors and illustrators (TBD) in traditional speed dating fashion.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
ALA Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries Member Interest Group Business Meeting Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N238
Description :

Business meeting of ALA's Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries MIG. The group will report on recent projects and discuss plans for future programming and projects

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Batman: A Celebration of 75 Years Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

Throughout his 75 year history, the Dark Knight has become one of the most popular and widely recognized super heroes in the world. From comics to TV to movies to video games, the World’s Greatest Detective has permeated all entertainment mediums and beyond. Come by for a look at Batman’s rich history and what the future holds this pop culture icon!

Panelist(s): Pete Thomasi, Pat Gleason from Batman & Robin, Brian Buccellato and Francis Manapul from The Flash and Detective Comic, Batman Group Editor - Mark Doyle; Moderator: Mike Pawuk

Presented by the Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries MIG with thanks to DC Comics

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Coretta Scott King Book Awards General Committee Meeting Committee meeting Caesars Palace
Messina
Description :

The general membership of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee will meet

10:30am - 12:00pm
Get the Facts! Nonfiction, Informational Reading, and Literature for Youth Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 4
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
President's Program (AASL) Presidents program Caesars Palace
Octavius 09-11
Description :

Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn’t turn into a reader. Author of The Book Whisperer, Donalyn reflects on her journey to become a reading teacher and describes her unconventional approach to inspire and motivate middle school students to read 40 or more books a year. In her latest book, Reading in the Wild, Donalyn collects responses from 900 adult readers and uses this information to teach lifelong reading habits to her students. Donalyn has worked with upper elementary and middle school students and currently teaches fifth grade at O.A. Peterson Elementary in Forth Worth, Texas. Her articles about teaching and reading have appeared in publications such as The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadership and The Washington Post.

Saturday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
DK Publishing Luncheon [Closed] Exhibitor session Las Vegas Hotel
Conference Room 07
Description :

Catered luncheon with DK Publishing.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
ECRR 2.0: Using Apps and eBooks in Early Literacy Programs Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S230
Description :

Interactions between grownups and young children using technology can enhance the child’s learning experience, just as using printed storybooks can. This panel will discuss digital technology for young children in the context of the ECRR Five Practices. Come join the discussion.

1:00pm - 4:00pm
2015 Notable Children's Books Committee Meeting II (ALSC) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N114
Description :

The Notable Children's Books Committee will be preparing to evaluate books published in 2014 for the 2015 Notable Children's Books list.

Interests :
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Board Orientation (ALSC) Orientation Session Las Vegas Convention Center
N202
Description :

Orientation for newly elected board members, along with current board members.

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