We Need Diverse Books will be at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland, from November 21-24, 2019! For more information about NCTE 2019, visit the convention website.
Below is a schedule of WNDB events you can visit while you’re attending the NCTE Annual Convention.
Thursday, November 21
9:30 – 10:45 am: Beyond Tolkien: Middle Grade Authors of Color Break the Mold of the Traditional Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novel including Ellen Ohand Ron Smith, Room 343
2:30 – 3:45 pm: The (True) Stories We Choose To Tell: How Spirited Inquiry Uncovers History That’s Been Left Off the Books including Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Room 329
Friday, November 22
10:30 – 11:00 am: Follett Signing, THE HERO NEXT DOOR with Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Booth #1311
11:00 am – 12:15 pm: One Book, Twelve Stories: Using Young Adult Anthologies in the Classroom, including Lamar Giles and Ellen Oh, Room 302
2:00 – 3:15 pm: Stop and Think: The Brown Bookshelf Examines Black Representation in Children’s Literature including Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Room 309
3:30 – 4:45 pm: Children of Immigrants at School and in Book including Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Room 322
Saturday, November 23
8:00 – 9:15 am: Real Revision: Award-Winning Authors Share Favorite Strategies to Get Student Writers Excited about Revising, Too! including Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Room 327
8:00 – 9:15 am: Asian Americans: Personal Inquiries into Diverse Identities and Narratives including Ellen Oh and Cindy Pon, Room 314
11:00 – 11:45 am: RHCB signing, in-booth including Ellen Oh, Ron Smith, and Lamar Giles, Random House Children’s Books Booth
2:45 – 4:00 pm: Of Monsters and Men: Walter Dean Myers including Ellen Oh, Phoebe Yeh, and Laurie Halse Anderson, Room 323