Booklist Webinar: Literacy Development: How to Avoid COVID Slide & Digital Divide Pitfalls

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| By Gale Staff |

Looking for a simple and proven way to build confidence, stamina, and literacy outcomes for struggling readers? How about a format that addresses the equity challenges at the forefront of our minds in the current COVID-slide reality? In this lively program, Booklist and Thorndike Press, from Gale, a Cengage company, will be joined by two youth librarians and large print advocates. Melissa Jacobs and Brenna Shanks will share their philosophies and best practices for incorporating large print into a youth collection, in a conversation moderated by Booklist Associate Editor Heather Booth. Get inspired by the possibilities of this format in this free, one-hour program on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 1:00 PM CT. 

Moderator: Heather Booth, Associate Editor, Booklist

Presenters:
Melissa Jacobs, Director of Library Services, NYC Department of Education
Brenna Shanks, Selection Librarian, King County Library System (WA)

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