Skip to main content
Intellect

BYU hosts Symposium on Books for Young Readers July 16 and 17

The 17th Brigham Young University Symposium on Books for Young Readers will be held Friday and Saturday, July 16 and 17, at the Provo City Library and the BYU campus.

Designed for librarians, teachers and parents, the two-day symposium will feature nationally acclaimed authors and illustrators, including Jennifer Armstrong, author of "Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World," Lynn Curlee, author of "Capital; Brooklyn Bridge," and Robert Sabuda, an artist known for his work in "The Paper Dragon" and "The Blizzard's Robe."

Naomi Shihab Nye, a Lannan and Guggenheim fellow and author of "19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East," will give the Virginia Sorenson Lecture during a dinner Friday evening.

Cost of the symposium is $139. A schedule of events and registration information is available online at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/childlit/ .

The symposium is sponsored by the BYU Department of Teacher Education, the Harold B. Lee Library, the Division of Continuing Education, the BYU Bookstore and the Provo City Library.

For more information, call (801) 422-2568.

Writer: Thomas Grover

Related Articles
data-content-type="article"
October 26, 2020
A new BYU study shows that contrary to many assumptions, military service has historically predicted greater civic participation — involvement in formal, purposeful social organizations — later in life.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
October 21, 2020
The cloth masks many are sporting these days offer some protection against COVID-19. However, they typically provide much less than the professional N95 masks used by healthcare workers. That may soon change. Recently, students from BYU’s College of Engineering teamed up with Nanos Foundation to develop a nanofiber membrane that can be sandwiched between the cloth pieces in a homemade mask, increasing efficacy up to 99%.


overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
October 20, 2020
Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, delivered Tuesday’s university forum. He spoke on the importance of an interfaith effort to achieve unity.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=