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The Children's Literary Salon is a monthly gathering of talks about books for kids for enthusiasts of the field. These discussions encompass a wide range of topics, from reviews to trends to the history of the genre.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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3 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, March 7, 2015
2 p.m.Blurred Lines?: Accuracy and Illustration in Nonfiction
What is the responsibility of an illustrator when working on a piece of historical nonfiction for kids? Do words garner closer scrutiny and, if so, why? Join a distinguished panel of Mara Rockliff (author), Brian Floca (author/illustrator), Nicole Raymond (editor), and Sophie Blackall (illustrator/author) as they tackle these and other thorny questions.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers
Sunday, April 12, 2015
2 p.m.Books for Kids and Judaism: A Look at Jewish Children's Literature Then and Now
A riveting discussion of both the history and the modern state of Jewish children's literature today. Join panelists Marjorie Ingall (Tablet Magazine), Joanna Sussman (publisher of Kar-Ben Publishing) and Barbara Krasner (Sydney Taylor Book Award committee member) for an in-depth look at how books for and about Jewish kids have changed over the last century and where they may go in the future.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers
Sunday, April 26, 2015
2 p.m.Children's Literary Salon: Children's Book Week - Its Past, Present, and Future
Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Join Children’s Book Council (CBC) Communications Director Nicole Deming as she discusses both the history and the latest initiatives of this one-of-a-kind event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumBook Lovers,
Teachers