What role do children’s and young adult books play in today’s world of social unrest, environmental upheaval, and human suffering around the globe? On October 7th, the 2017 Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium will examine how books for young people engage, resist, and trouble the world around them.

Photos from the 2016 Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium

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The 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners. Photo: Lolly Robinson
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Roger Sutton, Katrina Hedeen, Amy Berniker, and Roxane Orgill. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 3
Ekua Holmes and Carole Boston Weatherford. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 4
M. T. Anderson, Liz Wright, Martha Walke, Roger Sutton, and Gregory Maguire. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 5
David Greenough and Eileen Abels. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 6
Steve Zales and Fred Koehler. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 7
Eileen Vallejo, Thomas Vallejo, and Al Berman. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 8
Steve Sheinkin and Roger Sutton. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 9
Emily Procknal and Steve Zales. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 10
The fabulous Horn Book interns, Kaylee, Kellie, and Molly. Photo: Siân Gaetano
Slide 11
Roger Sutton, Paul S. Makishima, and Cathie Mercier. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 12
Roger Sutton and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards judges: Roxanne Hsu Feldman, Betsy Bird, and Joanna Rudge Long. Photo: Josh Reynolds
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The 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners. Photo: Josh Reynolds
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Yuyi Morales accepts via video. Photo: Josh Reynolds
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Rebecca Kai Dotlich and Fred Koehler. Photo: Josh Reynolds
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Laura Amy Schlitz. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 17
Rebecca Stead. Photo: Josh Reynolds
Slide 18
Carole Boston Weatherford, Roger Sutton, and Ekua Holmes. Photo: Josh Reynolds
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Carole Boston Weatherford. Photo: Josh Reynolds
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M. T. Anderson. Photo: Josh Reynolds
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Francis Vallejo. Photo: Josh Reynolds
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Francis Vallejo's nametag, embellished by the illustrator. Photo: Lolly Robinson

The day includes talks, panel discussions, and small-group sessions which provide librarians, educators, children’s literature professionals, students, scholars, publishing types and writers alike a chance to examine critical issues relevant to children’s and young adult literature.

Plus, registration includes admittance to the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards ceremony on Friday, October 6, 2017.

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Student pricing available.
Contact support@mediasourceinc.com for a special student promo code.

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