Institute General Sessions

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2020 General Sessions

Friday, October 2

Breakfast for Bill - Family Matters: Sharing Generational Love in Children's Liteature

We Are Water Protectors 



Join author Carole Lindstrom and illustrator Michaela Goade for a discussion of their 2020 book We Are Water Protectors. Inspired by the many indigenous-led movements across North America, We are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth's water from harm and corruption.  


Michaela Goade Headshot




Michaela Goade is an artist and graphic designer living and working in Juneau, Alaska, where she was also raised. Forever inspired by the coastal wilds of Southeast Alaska, she works to capture its magic and honor its vibrant cultures. Michaela is from the Raven moiety and Kiks.ádi Clan from Sitka, Alaska.

Carole Lindstrom Headshot





Carole Lindstrom is Anishinabe/Métis and is a proud member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe Indians. She was born and raised in Nebraska and currently makes her home in Maryland.  





Big Ideas: Using Brazelton Touchpoints in Library Service to Children

Saturday, October 3

New Panel TBA

Diving Into Indentiy: Amplifying Own Voices

Big Ideas: Muslim Representation and Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Publishing Statistics