Newsletter, September 2002

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Welcome to the September issue of our newsletter. If you'd like to have each issue delivered to your email address you can sign-up for a subscription.

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Welcome back to school. While we're all still fresh and inspired drop us an email and let us know how it's going in your classroom or library and tell us what topics, authors and featured titles you'd like us to cover in the upcoming year.

Here are a few upcoming appearances, speeches or workshops by Carol:

  • September 24-27, 2002 - Kentucky Rural Librarians Convention, General Butler State Resort and Park, KY.
  • October 11, 2002 - Columbia, SC.
  • October 14, 2002 - Teacher-In-Service, Henrico County, VA.
  • October 21, 2002 - AIMS. Convention, Baltimore, MD
  • November 23, 2002 - Foundation for Children's Books, Boston College, Boston, MA

You can find out more information on any of these by writing to Carol Hurst at

Festival Announcement:
The second annual World of Children's Literature festival will take place in Lake Placid, New York on October 26-27, 2002. The World of Children's Literature festival will include two days of workshops, festivals, and other activities. Keynote speakers are Bruce Coville and Newbery Award winner Linda Sue Park. Other presenters include Paula Danziger, Hudson Talbott, Daniel Hayes, Liz Levy, Chris Raschka, and Sheri Amsel. A manuscript critique option is also available. For more information or a registration form, go to You can also call 1-800-226-0728.

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