[kids-lib] OLA CSD 2018 Mock Coretta Scott King Workshop

Lisa TAYLOR lisat at multco.us
Thu Dec 7 15:28:07 PST 2017

2018 Mock Coretta Scott King Workshop

Join us at the Mock Coretta Scott King Book Awards Workshop for an
opportunity to:

   - increase your book evaluation skills,
   - expand your reader's advisory knowledge,
   - get behind-the-scenes information on being on an ALA book evaluation
   committee, and
   - win books and other fun prizes!

*When: Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 9:00am*
*Where: Multnomah County Central Library – US Bank Room, 801 SW 10th Ave
Portland, OR*
**Registration deadline: January 24, 2018*

Our featured speaker is Dr. Jonda McNair, Professor of Literacy Education
at Clemson University and Past Chair of the CSK Book Awards Committee. Via
Skype, Dr. McNair will talk about her experiences as a Coretta Scott King
Jury Member and Chair and as a member of EMIERT (Ethnic and Multicultural
Information Exchange Round Table).

Attendees will learn about the history and criteria of the CSD Awards and
have time to explore the 8 illustrator books. The afternoon will be filled
with small and large group discussions and voting for Oregon's Mock Coretta
Scott King Awards for both author and illustrators.

<http://olaweb.org/csd-coretta-scott-king-book-awards-workshop> is $5 for
CSD members* and $10 for non-members, and all attendees who register before
January 20th will have the chance to win a selection of past Coretta Scott
King books. * Scholarships to cover registration costs or travel costs like
hotel for CSD members traveling over 100 miles away for the event might be
available. You can find out more information and apply for CSD scholarships
here <http://www.csdola.org/scholarships.html>.

Bring your lunch or enjoy lunch out at one of many restaurants within
walking distance including these recommended by local library staff
Morning and afternoon snacks provided.

*OLA Mock Coretta Scott King 2018 Book List - please read as many as you
can prior to attending the workshop:*


   - *One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance* by Nikki Grimes
   - *Midnight without a Moon* by Linda Williams Jackson
   - *Before She Was Harriet: The Story of Harriet Tubman* by Lesa
   - *Long Way Down *by Jason Reynolds
   - *Patina* by Jason Reynolds
   - *The Hate U Give *by Angie Thomas
   - *Piecing Me Together *by Renee Watson
   - *Clayton Byrd Goes Underground *by Rita Williams-Garcia illustrated by
   Frank Morrison


   - *Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets *by Kwame Alexander,
   illustrated by Ekua Holmes
   - *Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut *by Derrick Barnes
   - *Princess and the Peas *by Rachel Himes
   - *Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee!*  by Andrea J. Loney,
   Illustrated by Keith Mallett
   - *Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History *by Walter Dean Myers,
   illustrated by Floyd Cooper
   - *Blue Sky White Stars *by Sarvinder Naberhaus and Kadir Nelson
   - *Hey Black Child *by Useni Eugene Perkins, illustrated by Brian Collier
   - *In Your Hands *by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Brian

You can find the *OLA Mock Coretta Scott King Book List
 and *Coretta Scott King Resources
*Lisa Taylor*
Teen Librarian
Multnomah County Library
Gresham Branch
Schedule: Sunday - Thursday
Pronouns: she, her
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