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Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

2022 Virtual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival Schedule

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2022 Virtual Fay B. Kaigler Program

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8:30 a.m. CT

Welcome Session
Recording forthcoming

9-10 a.m. CT Concurrent Sessions

A1. Everything You Wanted to Know About Back Matter
Sophia Gholz, Lisa Katzenberger, Charlotte Offsay, Meera Sriram, and Helen Wu
How to Get Published
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

A2. Barefoot Dreams: Unearthing Details of an Old Family Story
Alda P. Dobbs
School Libraries, Storytelling
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

A3. Global Literature in Libraries Initiative (GLLI) 2022 Translated YA Book Prize Winners
Kim Becnel, Catharine Bomhold, Brooke Cruthirds, and Jewel Davis
Programming, Best New Books
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

10:15-11:15 a.m. CT Concurrent Sessions

B1. Let's Go for a Walk! Taking Stories Outdoors
Dee Hare and Leigh Hood
Public Libraries, Programming
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

B2. How to Use Social Media To Gain Funding and Diverse Programming for Your School Library
Lydia Green
DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED

B3. Ordinary Terrible Things: Children's Literature, Reality, and the Power of Witnessing
Anastasia Higginbotham
Best New Books, School Libraries, Public Libraries
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

B4. Summer Library Programs
Kayla Martin-Gant
Public Libraries, Programming
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

12-1:30 p.m. CT Keynote Session
Coleen Salley Storytelling
Donna Washington
(0.15 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

2-3:30 p.m. CT Keynote Session
de Grummond Lecture
Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
(0.15 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

4-5:30 p.m. CT Keynote Session
Southern Mississippi School of Library and Information Science Lecture
Dr. Eric L. Tribunella
(0.15 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

9-10:30 a.m. CST
Jen Bryant
(0.15 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT Keynote Sessions
Medallion Session
Brian Selznick
(0.15 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

1-2:30 p.m. CT Keynote Session
Ezra Jack Keats Award Ceremony
(0.15 CEUs)
Link to recording forthcoming

3-4 p.m. CT Concurrent Sessions

C1. EJK Bookmaking Webinar
Ezra Jack Keats Foundation
Programming, Public Libraries, School Libraries
(0.1 CEUs)
Link to recording forthcoming

C2. Fostering Empathy Through a Diverse Library
Cynthia Harmony, Mariana Llanos, and Ana Siqueira
School Libraries, Booktalks/Best New Books
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

C3. South Asian Stories: Elements of Culture and Faith
Tina Athaide, Rashimi S. Bismark, MD, MPH, Sana Rafi, and Kaitlyn Wells
Storytelling, Booktalks/Best New Books
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

4:15-5:15 p.m. CT Concurrent Sessions

D1. Diversify Your Collection: The Importance of Diversity in Every Genre
Tegan Beese
Booktalks/Best New Books, Public Libraries
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

D2. Engaging Storytimes
Kirsti Call and Carol Gordon Ekster
School Libraries, Programming
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

D3. From Primary Sources to Published: How to Get Published in Children’s Nonfiction
Elisa Boxer, Kirsten W. Larson, Colleen Paeff, Anna Crowley Redding, and Mindy Yuksel
How to Get Published
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

7-8 p.m. CT General Session

EJK Tell Me Another Story Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion
(0.1 CEUs)
Viewing instructions forthcoming

9-10:30 a.m. CT General Session
Nic Stone and Angie Thomas
(0.15 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

10:45-11:45 a.m. CT Concurrent Sessions

E1. The “Natural” Library: Taking Public and School Libraries OUTSIDE!
Soline Holmes and Alicia Schwarzenbach
Programming, Booktalks/Best New Books
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

E2. If You Have Emotions and Know It Shout Hooray: Presenting Social Emotional Learning in Storytime
Melanie Borski-Howard
Storytelling, Booktalks/Best New Books
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

E3. Poverty and Privilege: Intersectionality of Race and Class in Young People's Literature
Christina Dorr
Public Libraries, School Libraries
(0.1 CEUs)
Recording forthcoming

Noon-1:30 p.m. CT General Session                                                                    
Raúl the Third
(0.15 CEUs)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83713431355

1:45-2:45 p.m. CT Concurrent Sessions

F1. Poetry to Promote Inclusion and Improve Writing
Jo Watson Hackl
Common Core, School Libraries
(0.1 CEUs)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84843413282

F2. Let’s Play Banned Books Week Jeopardy and Charades
Kathy Barco
Community Outreach, Public Libraries
(0.1 CEUs)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82938760238

F3. Discovering African Town: Lessons Learned from the Survivors of the Last Slave Ship
Irene Latham and Charles Waters
Booktalks/Best New Books, School Libraries
(0.1 CEUs)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84635623670

3-4 p.m. CT Concurrent Sessions

G1. Exploring the Magnolia Book Awards, Mississippi Children's Choice Award
Bethany Carlisle and Wendy Daughdrill
School Libraries, Public Libraries
(0.1 CEUs)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84373226767

G2. Reaching Young Readers with Exemplary Diverse Literature
Lesley Colabucci and Mary Napoli
Booktalks/Best New Books
(0.1 CEUs)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89577235859

G3. Family Ties: Real Families in Fiction
Alison Green Myers and Alex Villasante
Common Core, Storytelling
(0.1 CEUs)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84202491859

CEU Request Form
A final total of 5.1 CEUs are available to Mississippi Educators this year. You may receive CEU credits for watching sessions live and/or watching recorded sessions (prerecorded or recordings of live sessions). All live and prerecorded sessions will be available next week on Aquila. Access to the de Grummond keynote with the Ransomes will expire in two weeks. The CEU form is available here and registered attendees have until June 15, 2022 to submit their CEU request form. No requests will be processed after this date.

View the Prerecorded Sessions on Aquila
In order to access the videos, you must create an Aquila account using the same email address that you used to register for the conference. All attendees should have access to the prerecorded sessions by April 11. If you have questions about prerecorded session access on Aquila please email aquilastaffFREEMississippi

Contact Us

Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

Cook Library
118 College Dr. #5146
Hattiesburg, MS 30406

Hattiesburg Campus

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Email
Karen.rowellFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4228