New Beginnings: Celebrating Individuality and Diversity in Children’s Literature
Wednesday, April 18
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Assembly Hall, Academic Commons
Featuring: 2017 Newbery winner, Matt de la Peña
Thursday, April 19
6:30 p.m. in Wicomico Room, Guerrieri Center
Young Authors Award Ceremony
Saturday, April 21
Featuring: Sharon Flake, Derrick Barnes, Chris Barton,
Bryan Collier and Jen Cullerton Johnson
2018 Sonia Lynn Sadler Award winners
Daria Peoples-Riley and Gordon C. James
For more information, please contact Dr. Patricia Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This award, to be presented annually at Salisbury University, is named in honor of the illustrator Sonia Lynn Sadler and is sponsored by Jen Cullerton Johnson, whose book, Seeds of Change, was illustrated by Sadler, Dr. Patricia Dean, Early and Elementary Teacher Education Department at SU, and Sonia's parents, Wellington and Inez Sadler.
See more about the Sonia Lynn Sadler Award.
Thanks to The Children’s Book Garden for providing book sales during the festival.