Expanding the Caldecott Experience: Programming with Caldecott Winning and Honor Books
Together we'll take a closer look Caldecott Medal winning and honor books and explore various techniques for bringing books and children together through classroom and library programming.
- Gain understanding of the evaluation of picture book art for the Caldecott medal winning and honor books
- Explore how to assist children in examining picture book art
- Receive information on how to bring Caldecott medal winning and honor books and children together through programming
- Learn how other librarians and teachers have brought Caldecott medal and honor books and children together through programming
Who Should Attend
Teachers and children's librarians and library paraprofessional and support staff in public and school libraries who work with young children.
In addition to his work as Director of the Provo City Library, Gene Nelson is an adjunct faculty member in children’s literature at Brigham Young University and Emporia State University. During his 30–year career in the library business, he has worked in elementary school, middle school, college, and public libraries. He has built three libraries including the renovated Provo City Library at Academy Square. He has participated on many local, regional, and national committees, including the Randolph Caldecott committees in 2000 and 2010. Gene is father of six, grandfather of nine, and husband of one.
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