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‘Freedom Writer’ to speak March 14 at NIU

NIU’s 34th annual Children’s Literature Conference takes place Friday, March 14, in the Holmes Student Center. Under the theme “Inspiring with Literature,” organizers hope that conference participants will leave motivated and better equipped to connect with students through literature: This year’s speakers

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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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