[kids-lib] Free Webcast: Nonfiction can be fun. Nonfiction can be informative.

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Tue Sep 20 08:22:21 PDT 2011

Need training in non-fiction for children?  This FREE webcast may help you select non-fiction for your collection and help you connect kids with the right books for both learning and fun.

What: Nonfiction Can be Fun. Fun Can be Informative.
When: Wednesday, Octover 5, 2011 at 3:00-4:00pm EDT
How much: FREE
More information: http://tiny.cc/htub4
Registration: http://tiny.cc/htub4
Questions: Contact SLJEvents at mediasourceinc.com<mailto:SLJEvents at mediasourceinc.com?subject=Webcast%20Event%20Inquiry>

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

From: Webcast Alert - School Library Journal [mailto:schoollibraryjournal at email.schoollibraryjournal.com]
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 8:01 AM
To: Katie Anderson
Subject: Free Webcast Event! Nonfiction can be fun. Nonfiction can be informative.


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Who says nonfiction has to be boring? We beg to differ, and to prove it we are bringing together the authors of three of the most entertaining and accessible, yet educational, nonfiction books that you'll find on the shelves today.

Join our free webinar<http://sm1.netatlantic.com:80/track?type=click&eas=1&mailingid=326120&messageid=308471&databaseid=299456&serial=16802235&emailid=katie.anderson@state.or.us&userid=1_1570&fl=&extra=MultivariateId=&&&2000&&&http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=351930&s=1&k=CA916342A03C9E565A61B5F076E5457A&partnerref=sljemailbloomsbury100511>*
Wednesday, October 5 at 3:00-4:00 PM EDT

Taking the Dumb Out of Freedom
Get an overview on just how this crazy country works, with a spoonful of humor to help the information go down. (Think Jon Stewart, for teens.)
[How They Croaked]
How They Croaked:
The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
What middle grader can resist reading about the gory details of how nineteen world figures, living in a time before modern medical care, gave up their ghosts?
[Poop Happened]
Poop Happened!:
A History of the World from the Bottom Up
The number one book on “number two” uses historical facts about a familiar bodily function to provide a unique perspective on the past!

Consultant and speaker Donna Knoell, Ph.D., a literacy expert, will be on hand to share her own expertise on using nonfiction to engage readers. Don't miss this one-hour panel on making facts both fun and informative for kids …
And who knows? You may learn something too!
[Register Now!]<http://sm1.netatlantic.com:80/track?type=click&eas=1&mailingid=326120&messageid=308471&databaseid=299456&serial=16802235&emailid=katie.anderson@state.or.us&userid=1_1570&fl=&extra=MultivariateId=&&&2001&&&http://www.slj.com/NonfictionCanBeFun>

Jodi Lynn Anderson, author, Americapedia
Daniel Ehrenhaft, author, Americapedia
Andisheh Nouraee, author, Americapedia
Georgia Bragg, author, How They Croaked
Sarah Albee, author, Poop Happened!
Donna Knoell, educational consultant
Dodie Ownes, editor, SLJTeen


* A continuing education credit certificate will be available on the audience console.


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