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Thursday, October 4 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Finding Friendship; Using Books to Enhance Empathy and Connection

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The authors will present an interactive panel discussion about the ways that their and other books can be used in the school library setting to help readers build empathy and enhance connections and create a learning environment that meets the instructional needs of a diverse population of students. Handouts will include book club discussion questions.

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Constance Lombardo

Constance Lombardo began drawing when she was 10 years old, inspired in part by the Illustrators Annuals her dad brought home from the advertising agency where he worked, and in part by the fact that her sister did a drawing and got lots of attention. She is the author/illustrator... Read More →
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Jo Hackl

Author, Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe; Founder, Outdoorosity.org, Author, Random House Children's Books
Jo Hackl was born near Ocean Springs, Mississippi, where her favorite artist, Walter Anderson, painted a secret room. Jo later moved to a ghost town, Electric Mills, Mississippi. Anderson’s secret room and the ghost town inspired Jo’s novel, Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe. Today... Read More →

Thursday October 4, 2018 2:30pm - 3:20pm EDT
Salem 1B Benton CC Main Level