This week Oklahoma is holding their annual educators conference, Encyclomedia. A terrific panel of middle grade authors will kick off the first panel on Thursday, October 7, 2010.
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
New Voices, New Books, and a Whole Panel of Characters
Janet S. Fox, Author of Faithful
Joy Preble, Author of Dreaming Anastasia, and Haunted (2011)
Bonnie J. Doerr, Author of Island Sting and Stakeout (2011)
Denise Jaden, Author of Losing Faith
Fran Cannon Slayton, Award-winning author of When the Whistle Blows
With some of the hottest titles out this year, these children’s novelists know a character when they see one. Come and listen as they reveal the stories behind their books, divulge trade secrets that will inspire young writers, and share reading guides that will animate discussion well beyond the classroom.