2016 ALAN Workshop – Monday Breakout Sessions

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Breakout Sessions

  1. A Risky Business—Speaking Up for Coming Out: LGBTQ Resources for the Classroom and Library
    Room B207
    Sarah Ressler Wright, RB Hayes High School, Delaware, OH; Becky Woodruff, Delaware County District Library, Delaware, OH;  Amy Ellis Nutt, author/narrator of Becoming Nicole, Listening Library/Penguin Random House; Tim Federle, narrator of Stonewall, Listening Library/Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Children’s Books

  2. From Activists to Zealots: Best Book Sets Featuring Innovators, Visionaries, and Rebels
    Room B208
    Jennifer Shettel, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA; Lesley Colabucci, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA
  3. Risking a Closer Look: The Constructions of Women in Graphic Novels
    Room B209
    Laura M. Jiménez, Boston University, Boston, MA

  4. Honoring Everyone: How We Approach Religion and Spirituality in YA Literature
    Room B210
    Deborah Vriend Van Duinen, Hope College, Holland, MI; Bill Boerman-Cornell, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL; Kristine Gritter, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA; Xu Bain, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
  5. Risk-taking in the Classroom: Using Lit Theory to Discuss Society, Sexuality, and Community
    Room B211
    Laura Renzi, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA; Gabrielle Halko, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA
  6. Waking Up From the American Dream: How Young Adult Literature Speaks to Class and Poverty
    Room B212
    Crag Hill, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; Anne McLeod, Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School, Athens, GA
  7. Respect for Readers, Teachers, and YA: Common Core and Text Complexity
    Room B213
    Angie Beumer Johnson, Wright State University, Dayton, OH; Ellyn Shellhaas, Tri-County North High School, Lewisburg, OH; AJ Ricker, Wright State University, Dayton, OH; K. Johnston, Penguin Young Readers Group

  8. Literature as Advocacy: Selecting, Discussing, and Defending Diverse Young Adult Literature in the Classroom
    Room B214
    L. Oviatt, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Ashley Johnson, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Mark McCarthy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

  9. Lifeblood of Rebellion: Teaching Poetry from YA Literature to Engage Teens
    Room B215
    Katherine Kottaras, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
  10. Youth Perspectives on the Empowering Effects of Risky Literature
    Room B216
    Mary M. Neville, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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