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Session Number:
D17
Time:
12:30pm -2:00pm
Room Number:
PE250
Speaker:
Kari Tanaka and Becky Colbeck
Session Host:
Josie Rahim

Curriculum Focus:

Grade Level:
DIV II, DIV III, DIV IV,
Title:
What's New In Books? The 6-12 Edition
Topic:
Join the UofL Bookstore ladies as they book talk new and upcoming titles that will get you and your students excited about reading!
Summary:
Do you have that nagging feeling that hidden out there – somewhere – is a book or two that just must get into the hands of your young readers? Well, who better than to help you mine those hidden gems than Becky Colbeck and Kari Tanaka from the University of Lethbridge Bookstore! With over 30 years of trade book experience between them, Becky and Kari not only know what’s hot, but what should be, in the 6-12 market. Their book talks will include new releases, teaching resources, and books for every reading ability, including a few that haven’t even hit store shelves yet! This session will be jam packed with information but, don’t worry, you will leave with a comprehensive list of all of the titles that were book talked…and then some. Plus, it will be fun! Like speed dating, but with books!
Biography:
Becky and Kari have been actively involved in promoting literacy in schools and their community for 30+ years. They are passionate about literacy and are a trusted resource for teachers, parents and children; assisting them in book selections that inspire a love of reading and discovery.
 

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