April 22, 2017
8:30am to 3:30pm
226 Conway Hall (TETC), Curriculum Resource Center
Join us as we celebrate the memory of Dr. Ernie Bond at this year's Children's and Young Adult Literature Festival. The event will feature ten authors and illustrators, three discussion panels, and the presentation of the inaugural Sonia Lynn Sadler Diverse Illustrator Award. 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, Teacher Education Department at SU, and Sonia's parents, Wellington and Inez Sadler.
See more about the Sonia Lynn Sadler Award.
The first winner of the Sadler Diverse Illustrator Award is Eric-Shabazz Larkin for his work in Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table.
The Environmental Panel will feature Green Earth Book Award winners, Shelley Rotner, Karen Romano Young, and Ali Benjamin.
The Social Justice Panel will feature Caldecott Medalist Bryan Collier, Coretta Scott King Award winner Carole Boston Weatherford, and Jeffrey Weatherford.