Children's Literature Day Lunch and Awards

Sun, Oct 13, 2019: 11:30 AM  - 1:00 PM 
Featured Keynote Speaker 
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 
Room: Exhibit Hall J 
Capacity: 700 
Join us at the Children's Literature Day Lunch and Awards,
included in every Children's Literature Day registration. In
addition to hearing from ILA Children's and Young Adults'
Book Awards winners, you'll enjoy keynotes from Matt Mendez
(Simon & Schuster) and Ruta Sepetys (Penguin Young Readers).
Emceed by the Crazy Reading Ladies, Mary Cotillo and Erin
O'Leary, with a special introduction from Stephen Peters, ILA
Board vice president.


Stephen Peters, Laurens County School District 55
Matt Mendez, Simon & Schuster
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin

Age Levels

General (age 4-18)


Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Intended Audience

Beginning Teachers
Classroom Teachers
Librarians/Media Specialists
Reading Teachers/Specialists/Coaches
School or District Administrators
Special Education Teachers
Teacher Educators
Technology Coordinators/Trainers
Title I Teachers (US Only)
Undergraduate or graduate students