Students interested in researching past and current trends in children’s and young adult literature now can do so at UT, thanks to a new doctoral specialization that will be offered starting this fall.
This week’s partnership spotlight is on the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. CCYAL promotes the use of literature in the education and lives of children and young adults.
In celebration of Black History Month, faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the African American Read-In from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 27, in Hodges Library.
A Newbery Honor–winning author will visit UT on October 6 to discuss his young adult nonfiction book about the development of the atomic bomb.
Local author Vince Vawter will be at UT on Monday, January 27, to talk about his book Paperboy, which has received praise from Publisher’s Weekly and the Stuttering Foundation of America, among others. The event, at 7:00 p.m. in the College of Communication and Information’s auditorium, is free and open to the public.
Ruta Sepetys, who now lives in Nashville, is a former music industry executive and world traveler who has been knighted by the President of Lithuania. She’s also a best-selling author. Sepetys will be at UT on Tuesday, October 8, to talk about her two best-selling books for young adults. The event is free and open
School’s out, and vacation time is upon us. Whether the family is planning a vacation or staycation, kids can do some vicarious globetrotting this summer by reading books. Teachers, libraries, and parents can learn more about great books for kids at The Best New Books 2013 workshop on July 19 at the East Tennessee History
Put down the video game. Turn off the Wii. Round up the kids and settle down with a great book about the holidays. The Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature helps people discover the best new books for children and teens. Center director Miranda Clark helped compile this list of books that will help
Youngsters looking for some entertainment and excitement as the summer winds down might want to explore … the library. “No matter the time of year or age, kids should be reading,” said Miranda Clark, director for the Center for Children’s & Young Adult Literature. “Get them as excited about reading as they are about other
Looking for some great books for your children or your students? Educators, librarians, and parents are invited to a workshop Friday that will highlight the best titles of the year. Registration is now under way for “The Best of the Best 2012 Workshop,” which is being co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Center for
The School of Information Sciences’ Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, along with the Knox County Public Library, will present a lecture by critically acclaimed children’s book author/illustrator Nina Crews at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6. The event is free and open to the public, and Crews will be available for book signing
‘Tis the season for a nice long break from school …. and, for some kids, that means too much time playing video games, watching TV, and moaning, “I’m bored.” A perfect cure for youngsters’ holiday ennui: Books! “Luckily there is a wealth of quality literature available today,” says Miranda Clark, director of the Center for