Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Shulevitz appears at Schomburg 12/2/08

The Office of Children's Programs at The New York Public Library will present the 2008 Anne Carroll Moore Lecture at 9:30 a.m. on December 2 at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in the Langston Hughes Auditorium.

Uri Shulevitz will be thehonored guest lecturer and will speak on "My Road to Children’s Books and Why Is the Most Important Picture in a Picture Book Invisible?" Author and illustrator Uri Shulevitz has been writing and illustrating children’s books since 1963. The recipient of many awards and honors, Shulevitz was awarded the Caldecott Medal for The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship and two Caldecott Honor citations for The Treasure and Snow.

Guests are invited to begin the morning with coffee and conversation in the Langston Hughes Atrium. The publication Children’s Books 2008: One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing will be available for all.
In addition to the lecture, there will be a welcome and presentation from the Schomburg Center and selected librarians from the Annual List Committee will introduce featured titles on Children's Books 2008 to staff. The lecture and festivities will last from 9:30 a.m. till 12 noon.

Directions to the Schomburg Center can be found at The Center is easily reached by bus or subway - M7, M102, the number 2 or 3 trains to 135th St.

Please R.S.V.P. by calling the Office of Children's Programs at
212-340-0906 or emailing
Check these books out of the Guarini Library:
Dawn Juv. S5622D
The diamond tree : Jewish tales from around the world Juv.398.2 .S399d
The fool of the world and the flying ship; a Russian tale Juv.398.2 .R212F
The moon in my room Juv.S5622M
One Monday morning Juv.S5622M
Rain rain rivers Juv. S5622r
The second witch Juv.S474S
Snow Juv.S5622S
The twelve dancing princesses Juv.398.21 .G864TW

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