Newsletter, February 2001

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

In This Issue You'll Find:

  • Workshop and Website News. See below.
  • Richard Peck, Featured Author.

Workshop News

I've Read the Book, Now What? Workshops for Teachers of grades 2-6 by Carol Hurst:

  • - use literature across the curriculum
  • - connect your reading program to content areas
  • - motivate your readers
  • - complement your reading program with meaningful activities
  • - enhance comprehension through conversation
  • - use a variety of genre
  • - storytell and read aloud as powerful extensions of literature
  • March 6, 2001 - New Jersey
    • Holiday Parsipanny
    • 707 Route 46 East
    • Parsippany, NJ
  • April 3, 2001 - Connecticut
    • Ramada Inn- Capitol Hill
    • 440 Asylum Street
    • Hartford, CT
  • May 8, 2001 - Massachusetts
    • Holiday Inn Springfield
    • 711 Dwight Street
    • Springfield, MA
To register call Literacy Corner at 877-346-9737

While we're at it here are the rest of Carol's upcoming workshops:

  • April 29, 2001 - Preconvention Institute. IRA, New Orleans, LA.
  • June 27, 2001 - Literature Conference. New Ulm, Minnesota.
  • July 20, 2001 - Literature Conference. Orange County, California.
  • July 25, 2001 - Early Childhood Institute. Dallas, Texas.

For more information on any of these write to Carol Hurst at For more information on Carol Hurst and her work in schools and conferences see Carol Otis Hurst Consulting.

Website News:

The Association of Jewish Libraries has released their 2000 Notable Books with Jewish content listing. Read more at:

There's a new article onsite about books in which the characters learn to read or are immersed in books in one way or another. Read More.


Related Areas of Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site