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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Saturday, August 12 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Using Diverse Books and Materials in Library and School Programs

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Today's librarians serve the most diverse generation of children and teens in the United States in terms of socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities, abilities, races, religions, ethnicities, and cultures. They are charged with helping better prepare them to deal with the world stage. This session will focus on various program possibilities to help accomplish this. The programs are designed for public and school librarians to help counteract the subliminal, but all too pervasive, messages children receive in the world today. Attendees will have the opportunity to share their own programming ideas and experiences.

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B A Binns

Barbara (B. A.) Binns is an African-American author who writes to inspire all ages with “stories of real boys growing into real men… and the people who love them.” She won the 2010 National Readers Choice Award for Young Adult fiction by the Portland, Oregon chapter of RWA... Read More →

Saturday August 12, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Highland II (Grand Hyatt Buckhead)