Chicago, IL

Location Info

Event Date: 
June 20
Venue: 
Donald E Stephens Convention Center
Address: 
5555 North River Road Rosemont, IL 60018
Venue Phone: 
847-692-2220

Featured Speakers

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Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of more than 50 critically acclaimed and award-winning picture books, beginning readers, and novels. He received the...
 
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Varian Johnson is the author of nine novels, including The Parker Inheritance, which received four starred reviews and was named a 2018 Boston Globe-...
 
Photo of Donalyn Miller.
Donalyn Miller is a leading expert on independent reading, children’s literature, and the author of two bestsellers, The Book Whisperer and Reading in the...
 
Photo of Mr. Schu
John Schu (AKA Mr. Schu) is a blogger, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University, and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs. Every day...
 

Workshop Presenters

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Dr. Jarred Amato is a high school English teacher in Nashville, Tennessee, and the founder of Project LIT Community, a national literacy movement....

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Lynsey Burkins has been an educator for 15 years in Dublin, Ohio, in first through third grades, as well as a literacy coach and technology...

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Mahnaz Dar is reference and professional reading editor at School Library Journal and Library Journal (LJS). She is the editor of the annual...

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Antero Garcia is an assistant professor in the graduate school of education at Stanford University. His work explores how technology and gaming shape...

Photo of Dr. Brad Gustafson.
Dr. Brad Gustafson’s life is defined by his faith, family, and desire to help kids — and the educators who serve them — succeed. He is a practicing...

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Aeriale N. Johnson is a second-grade teacher in San Jose, California. She is National Board Certified, specializing in early-middle childhood...

photo of Varian Johnson
Varian Johnson is the author of nine novels, including The Parker Inheritance, which received four starred reviews and was named a 2018...

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Jennifer LaGarde is a lifelong teacher and learner, with over 20 years in public education. Her educational passions include leveraging technology to...

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Clare Landrigan is a staff developer who is still a teacher at heart. She began her career twenty-five years ago teaching in an integrated first and...

Photo of Donalyn Miller.
Donalyn Miller is a leading expert on independent reading, children’s literature, and the author of two bestsellers, The Book Whisperer and Reading...

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Kiera Parrott is the reviews director for Library Journal (LJ) and School Library Journal (SLJ), where she oversees the review of...

Photo of Mr. Schu
John Schu (AKA Mr. Schu) is a blogger, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University, and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs...