Start Date: 2/24/2022 9:30 AM EST
End Date: 2/24/2022 1:30 PM EST
Venue Name: Online Via Zoom
Maryland Library Association
Love talking about books? Join us for BEST 2022 – The Spring Edition, a celebration of picture book titles. Learn about the Black-Eyed Susan Award and participate, via Zoom, in a half day of small group discussions of some of the 2021-2022 picture book nominees. Author/Illustrator Faith Pray will be our keynote speaker. Barb Langridge from A Book and a Hug will also speak. Program check-in begins at 9:25 a.m., and the program will start at 9:30 a.m.
There will be two discussion groups. Each group will meet twice so you can attend both. Please read all the titles for each group.
Picture Book Group 1: Ten Ways to Hear Snow by Cathy Camper, The Barnabus Project by Terry Fan, Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera by Candace Fleming, Lift by Minh Le, and The Starkeeper by Faith Pray.
Picture Book Group 2: The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Hubbard, Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble, Maillard, Lubna and Pebble by Wendy Meddour, Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away by Meg Medina, and I Talk Like a River by Jordan Scott.