Reaching More Readers—The Book and Beyond…

Reaching More Readers—The Book and Beyond SPONSORED BY: Orca Book Publishers with School Library Journal EVENT DATE: Thursday, October 20, 2011 – 3:00-4:00 PM EDT Reaching struggling readers has always been a challenge and that is truer now than ever before.  Find out how new books, approaches and  technologies can work for you in assisting and connecting with struggling readers.Panelists include:

Sigmund Brouwer is the best-selling author of many books for children and adults. As a tireless presenter with his Rock and Roll Literacy Show across North America, Sigmund knows first-hand what it takes to reach a reader.

Tori Jensen is a high school Library Media Specialist in St. Paul, Minnesota and past-president of the Minnesota Education Media Organization

Denise R. Lyons is Director of Library Development for the South Carolina State Library.

Andrew Wooldridge is Publisher at Orca Book Publishers and editor of the Orca Soundings series of teen novels for reluctant readers.

Moderator: Rocco Staino is the retired director of the Mary I. Keefe Library at the North Salem School District, North Salem, NY and is a past president of the New York Library Association. He is currently the chair of the Empire State Center for the Book and a contributing editor for School Library Journal.

***If you are not able to make the live webcast of Reaching More Readers—The Book and Beyond, register now and you will get an email notification from School Library Journal after the event when the webcast is archived and available for viewing at your convenience.

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