Caldecott Medal

Read any good books lately? Literacy Ed to host workshop Feb. 21 on award-winning kids’ tales

NIU’s Department of Literacy Education will host a workshop Tuesday, Feb. 21, that highlights the 2011 award-winning children and young adult books that were recently announced by the American Library Association. During the event, faculty members Chris Carger and Melanie Koss will

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Book cover of "Back of the Bus," illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Children’s Literature Conference will explore ‘Right Book for the Right Reader’ March 16

NIU’s College of Education will host its 32nd annual Children’s Literature Conference Friday, March 16. This year’s theme is “The Right Book for the Right Reader.” All sessions take place in the Holmes Student Center, beginning with the 8:15 a.m. welcome. Registration

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ComD students host weeklong book drive

NIU’s Communicative Disorders Student Association is hosting a book drive through Friday, May 13, to raise money for the Stuttering Foundation and to support organizations that work with Better World Books. Books can be dropped off in boxes located in Barsema Hall, Douglas Hall, Founders Memorial

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Book cover of "This I Believe II"

Common Reading Experience committee urges employees to buy, read, share ‘This I Believe II’

If you were asked to write a 500-word essay about a strongly held belief, what would you say?  New NIU students will have the opportunity to answer that question next fall when the book “This I Believe II,” edited by Jay Allison

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