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Friday, September 21 • 10:00am - 10:45am
The Texas Bluebonnet Award--Nuts and Bolts

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The Texas Bluebonnet Award is now in its 49th year, and has become one of the most prominent children's choice book awards. By January 2018, 140,000 children in grades 3-6 had read five titles, and then voted for their favorite. This program will explain how the list is selected, how the resources are created, how your students can participate, how to find our information online, and how you can apply to be on the committee.

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Susi Grissom

Activities Chair, Texas Bluebonnet Award Program Committee, Texas Library Association
While serving as the librarian at Travis Vanguard and Academy (Dallas ISD) for 16 years, I was actively involved in the Dallas Association of School Librarians, the Texas Library Association, and the American Association of School Librarians. A career highlight was being a mentor... Read More →
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Lori Laguna

Librarian, Harlandale ISD
I am in my 10th year as a school librarian, and serve on the Texas Bluebonnet Award Selection Committee for 2017-20.
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Sharon Lawler

Coordinator, Texas Bluebonnet Award, Texas Library Association
As a librarian, I was active in the Texas Library Association's Children's Round Table, and the Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA)Selection Committee. Both of these programs allowed me to pursue my love of books for children. Currently, I am serving as the Coordinator for the TBA.

Friday September 21, 2018 10:00am - 10:45am CDT