In this lively one-day seminar, Kathleen Odean will introduce you to the very best recently published books for young adults in grades six through twelve. She will also share practical strategies, activities and tips for promoting the books and integrating them into your program.
In addition to great fiction titles, this seminar will introduce top-notch informational books, with a special emphasis in the handbook on nonfiction that meets Common Core criteria. Today’s YA nonfiction is the best ever: lively, well-researched narratives and expository writing with great visual elements. These excellent nonfiction books work well in the curriculum and for independent reading.
An Enjoyable Day All About Books
Spend an enjoyable, valuable day celebrating the best new books for grades six through twelve. Preview outstanding new titles and hear about ways to add them to your program and promote them to teens. Examine many of the books themselves, which will be on display. Learn about activities, strategies, display ideas, and websites to motivate teens to read these and other books. Chat briefly with fellow educators about their ideas and experiences. Take home a highly practical handbook to share with teenagers and your fellow teachers and librarians. Steep yourself in the most exciting area of book publishing today: the novels, nonfiction, and poetry aimed at teens.