Monthly Archives: August 2013

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

For the last five weeks I have hit the so-called expressway every afternoon and driven into Chicago to spend Wednesday evening viewing films from across the globe as a member of the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival adult jury. I … Continue reading

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Empowering the Voice of the Black Male in Children’s and Teen Lit – NCAAL 2013

I spoke at the 8th National Conference of African American Librarians on August 8, 2013. The topic was Empowering the Voice of the Black Male in Children’s and Teen Lit. [Click here to read the YALSA Hub post about the … Continue reading

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