ALSC 2010 National Institute Handouts

Below are links to the handouts distributed during the ALSC 2010 National Institute. Not all presenters have made their handouts available. These handouts will be available for at least one year following the Institute. You may download and save them to your computer or you can open them and print them if you wish. You will need the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader ( available for free download) to view and/or print PDF files.

All for One: Community Partnerships

All for One: Community Partnerships

Presenters: Kristen McLean, director, Association of Booksellers for Children; Diane Capriola, co-owner, Little Shop of Stories; Sharon Hancock, executive director of school and library marketing, Candlewick Press; Ilene Zeff, media specialist, Winnona Park Elementary School.

Collection Development

Collection Development 

Presenters: Betty Carter, professor emeritus, Texas Woman's University; Thom Barthelmess, curator, Butler Children's Literature Center, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Dominican University; Vicky Smith, Kirkus Review; Lisa Von Drasek, children's librarian, Bank Street College of Education.

Digital Natives: How Technology Affects Their Learning

Presenters: Ron Brown, assistant professor, University of South Carolina (Thursday); Amy Bruckman, associate professor, Georgia Institute of Technology (Friday). 

Diversity in Children's Literature

Diversity in Children's Literature

Presenters: K.T. Horning, director, Cooperative Children's Book Center of the School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Viki Ash, coordinator of children's services, San Antonio Public Library; Jamie Naidoo, assistant & Foster-EBSCO endowed professor, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alabama.

Transforming Gamers into Readers

Presenters: Kelly Czarnecki, Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library; David Levithan, Scholastic; Eric Nylund, Microsoft Game Studios.

Storytelling: Alive and Well

Storytelling: Alive and Well

Presenters: Rita Auerbach, retired librarian, storyteller, and co-founder of the American Library Association's Storytelling Discussion Group; Linda Martin, storyteller and school media specialist.

Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Presenters: R. Gregory Christie, Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award recipient; Carolyn L. Garnes, consultant, African-American children's literature specialist.

Museum and Library Collaboration  

Museum and Library Collaboration

Presenters: Sharon Deeds, DeKalb County Public Library; Julie Green, Emory University; Ellen Riordan, Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Thinkfinity.org

Thinkfinity.org Tools and Handouts

Presenter: Tony Vlachakis, Georgia Department of Education.

Every Child Ready to Read

Every Child Ready to Read

Presenter: Susan B. Neuman, University of Michigan.

Additional Resources

Down South in Children's Books
by Pat Scales

Taken with permission from:
Scales, P.  (2010).  Down south in children's books.  Book Links, 20(1), 12-17.