YALSA’s YA Lit Symposium 2012

Because this year’s symposium was held in St. Louis, a city only a four hour drive away from Lawrence and where my best friend happens to live, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to attend. The conference embodied everything I love about working with teenagers in the library: it’s FUN. Not only did I learn a… Continue reading YALSA’s YA Lit Symposium 2012

Authors and Questions: A Conversation between Laura Moriarty and Mary O’Connell

I had the pleasure and privilege of attending an event at my local library where one of my favorite authors, Laura Moriarty, discussed the new release The Sharp Time with author Mary O’Connell. If only for an hour, it was a joy to be in a room full of other reading and writing enthusiasts who… Continue reading Authors and Questions: A Conversation between Laura Moriarty and Mary O’Connell