Children's Literature Presentations


From School to Page: How Teaching Sparked by Picture Books, Tucson Festival of Books, March 2014

Inviting Deep Thinking about Global Citizenship through International Literature with Ragina Shearer. Spicola Forum in Reading, Denton, Texas, March 2012

Celebrate International Children's Book Day! with Dani Conroy, Leslie Wesson, and Anne Huser. International Cultures Storytelling Event. Blagg-Huey Library, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, March 2012

Becoming Global Citizens and Making International Friendships through Literature, co-presented with Ragina Shearer, Texas Association for the Improvement of Reading Conference, Denton, Texas, September 2011

The Language of "Cultural" Literature: What Does It Mean?, co-presented with Holly Johnson, Lauren Freedman, Prisca Martens, Janelle Mathis, USBBY 8th Regional Conference, St. Charles, Illinois, October 2009

Make It Real --- Fun! Real Books, Real Authors, Real Time, Real Literacy Learning, co-presenting with Nick Glass (TeachingBooks.net), Authors Monica Brown, Juanita Havill, Pat Mora, Michelle Parker-Rock, and Author-Illustrator Chris Gall, Institute for the International Reading Association Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, February 2009

Irresistible Invitations: Early Literacy Engagements for Preschool and Primary Children, National Start Smart Conference, Greensboro, North Carolina, May 2007; Even Start Conference, San Diego, California, October 2007

Blogging for Books, co-presented with Aimee Rogers, 14th Annual Conference on Literature and Literacy for Children and Adolescents, University of Arizona, March 2006

Irresistible Invitations: Early Literacy Engagements for Preschool and Primary Children, co-presented with Toni Buzzeo, Jane Kurtz, and Chris Kurtz, Oregon Reading Association Conference, Portland, Oregon, February 2006

Celebrating Literacy! Enchanting Practices for the Primary Classroom, co-presented with Toni Buzzeo, Jane Kurtz, and Jennifer Ward, SW IRA Regional Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2006

Enchanting Children's Literature of the Southwest, co-presented with Monica Brown, Lisa Bear Goldman, and Jennifer Ward, SW IRA Regional Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2006

Picasso Poems: An Integrated Study in Art, Music, and Poetry, co-presented with Rochelle Thomson and Tracy Lynn Ross, 15th Annual Conference on Literature and Literacy for Children and Adolescents, University of Arizona, March 2007