What a line up for the preconference event on Friday, June 25 from 12:30-4:30p! Promoting Teen Reading with Web 2.0 Tools will feature the following speakers and topics:
Eliza Dresang , author of Radical Change: Books for Youth in a Digital Age will talk about evolving literacies and teen readers
Authors John Green and David Levithan will talk about the future of reading and writing young adult literature
Kristen Purcell with Pew Internet & American Life will give an overview of teen online behavior
Authors Malinda Lo (Ash, 2009), Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures, 2010), and Melissa Walker with readergirlz will give a panel presentation on putting teen reading and web 2.0 tools into practice
This is a ticketed event for $99. This is a great opportunity to learn how to connect with teens beyond the collection in your library!