This event has ended. Visit the official site or create your own event on Sched.

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Readers Advisory [clear filter]
Thursday, May 16

11:00am MDT

Beehive Book Buzz
  • Door Prizes! Win a CLAU books grab bag or an Annual Membership worth $15! 
  • Learn the nominees on the 2019/2020 short-lists for the Beehive Award. Schools can win $500 in prize books, and star in the Award Winners video. CLAU provides Book Kits and BotB Questions to all CLAU members. 
  • At Children’s Literature Association of Utah (CLAU), we organize the Beehive Award. We create and share educational content across Utah because Beehive books are transformational and Utah students pick the winner. 

avatar for Marilee Moon

Marilee Moon

Salt Lake City Library System
avatar for Virginia Pine

Virginia Pine

Librarian, Salt Lake County Library System
I have been a librarian, specializing in youth services, for nine years. I have also spent several years on the board of the Children's Literature Association of Utah (CLAU).

Marinda Keller

Librarian, Salt Lake County Library | Hunter

Thursday May 16, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am MDT
Eagle Room 200 D
  (7) School Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session

3:40pm MDT

Author Panel: Novel 19s
Come and meet Middle Grade and Young Adult debut authors from Utah and learn about their new books: Dan Haring (MG Fantasy), Samantha Hastings (YA Historical), Sofiya Pasternack (MG Fantasy), Crystal Smith (YA Fantasy), Tiana Smith (YA romance), RuthAnne Snow (YA Contemporary), and Erin Stewart (YA Contemporary). The authors will share 2019 publishing trends, participate in a Q&A session, and host a prize drawing for books and swag. 

avatar for Christina Walsh

Christina Walsh

Salt Lake City Public Library

avatar for Dan Haring

Dan Haring

Dan Haring is a visual effects and animation artist, who has worked on films such as Tangled, The Lion King 3D, Incredible Hulk and Rio 2. He is currently helping create new worlds in virtual reality at Strange Reptile. He loves comic books, especially Batman. He lives in Utah with... Read More →
avatar for Sofiya Pasternack

Sofiya Pasternack

Kidlit Author
Hi I’m Sofiya! My debut middle grade fantasy ANYA AND THE DRAGON will release 9/24/19 with HMH! I love love love talking about all things fantasy, writing, story structure, and especially my weird niche passion, the neuropsychology of writing! Come say hi!
avatar for Tiana Smith

Tiana Smith

Tiana Smith is a copywriter turned novelist who grew up in the Rocky Mountains. When she isn’t writing, she’s chasing after her ninja son, reading, or binging the Disney Channel. She has double degrees in Honors and English from Westminster College but wants to go back to school... Read More →

Thursday May 16, 2019 3:40pm - 4:30pm MDT
Eagle Room 300 B
  (6) Public Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session
  • Topic Tags Readers Advisory, Children/Youth Services (11-14), Children's Services (6-10)
  • Objective 1 Introduce local authors and how to book-talk their 2019 debuts
  • Objective 2 Read-alike books for the debuts and 2019 publishing trends for middle grade and young adult markets.
  • Objective 3 A Q&A session, including information/availability for author visits and other programming opportunities.

Twitter Feed

Filter sessions
Apply filters to sessions.