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HBAS 2011
HBAS 2011
Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards Ceremony
and Horn Book at Simmons One-Day Colloquium

September 30 & October 1, 2011
Simmons College
 |  300 The Fenway  |  Boston, MA 02115
The Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners are in—are you? The countdown is on to the 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards ceremony and reception and the Horn Book at Simmons one-day colloquium.
Join us as we explore "Engaging Worlds, Real and Imagined" and celebrate the wonderful world of children's literature.
The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards
Friday, September 30, 2011
 |  5:30 PM–8:00 PM
Presented annually since 1967, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children's and young adult literature. The winners and honor books, announced on June 6, 2011, are selected from three categories: Picture Books, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. The event at Simmons College includes the awards ceremony with speeches from the honorees, followed by an autographing session and a celebratory reception.

Click here to see a full list of the 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards winners.
Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium
Saturday, October 1, 2011
 |  8:30 AM–5:00 PM
Back by popular demand, our second annual Horn Book at Simmons colloquium will bring together librarians, educators and children's literature professionals to examine the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners. This day-long event includes talks, panel discussions and small group sessions to explore how books for children and teens interpret the world for young readers as well as new strategies for bringing young people and books together.
EVENT PROGRAM
8:30 am Coffee and Registration
9:00 am Keynote Speaker: Opening the Reading World
Richard Peck, Award Winning Author
9:45 am Publishing for a 21st Century World

Panelists:
Elizabeth Bicknell, Editorial Director, Candlewick Books
Simon Boughton, Senior VP and Publishing Director, Roaring Brook Press
Scottie Bowditch, Director, School and Library Marketing, Penguin Young Readers Group
Betsy Groban, Senior Vice-President and Publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group
Kira Lynn, Publisher, Kane Miller Books
Moderator: Roger Sutton, editor in chief, The Horn Book Magazine
11:00 am Writing Real History
Steve Sheinkin, Author and 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards nonfiction winner, The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Treachery
11:45 am Autograph Session and Lunch
12:30 pm Engaging Conversations—Breakout Sessions

'It could be witches, some evil witches' or, Franny Billingsley Chimes in on YA and the Occult
Kelly Hager, Associate Professor of English and Women's Studies

Engaging the Ear, Delighting the Eye: The World of Mother Goose
Megan Lambert, Instructor of Children's Literature

Heroes and Villains: When Good Characters Do Bad Things
Amy Pattee, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science

Colliding Worlds: Intersections of Fantasy and Folktale
Melanie Kimball, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science

Prizefights: How Children's Book Awards Get Chosen—A conversation with the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards Judges
Roger Sutton, editor in chief, The Horn Book Magazine
Cathryn Mercier, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Director, Center for the Study of Children's Literature
1:15 pm Creating the Fantastic World
Franny Billingsley, Author, 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards fiction honor book, Chime
2:00 pm Real Worlds in Words and Images: Picture Nonfiction

Panelists:
Rick Allen, Illustrator, 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards picture book honor book, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night
Martin Jenkins, Author, 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards nonfiction honor book, Can We Save the Tiger?
Joyce Sidman, Author, 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards picture book honor book, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night
Robin Smith, Horn Book reviewer and second grade teacher at the Ensworth School in Nashville, Tennessee
Moderator: Betty Carter, The Horn Book reviewer and Professor Emeritus, Texas Women's University
3:00 pm The World of the Creator
Salley Mavor, Author and 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award picture book winner, Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
3:45 pm Tim Wynne-Jones, Author and 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Fiction Winner, Blink and Caution, speaks with M.T. Anderson, Author and 2007 Boston Globe–Horn Book Fiction Winner, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party, and Martha Parravano, Executive Editor, The Horn Book Magazine
4:30 pm Autograph Session and Good Wishes
Full highlights from the 2010 Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium
Parking for Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards—Friday, September 30th

Parking will NOT be available on the Simmons campus for the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards. We encourage you to take public transportation to Simmons. Limited parking is available at other garages in the area.

Parking for the Horn Book at Simmons—Saturday, October 1st

There will be limited, fee-based parking on the Simmons campus for the Horn Book at Simmons event. Please let us know if you would like to park on campus and we will reserve spaces on a first-come, first-served basis. If you do not have a reservation with us, you will not be able to park on campus.

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