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Webinar: Great Summer Reads from the 2019 Kid's Reading Guide

  • 23 October 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Webinar

Presented by Pauline McLeod, Children's and YA Literature Consultant from Riverbend Books.

Each year the Australian Bookseller Association produces its prestigious Kids' Reading Guide. This guide is circulated around Australia amongst schools, libraries and bookstores, with highly recommended books for children. Pauline McLeod is a member of the panel of leading Australian booksellers who annually select and review all the upcoming titles for the summer period, and in this webinar she will introduce you to the titles in this 32 page guide.

Outcomes for attendee:

  • Enhance your knowledge of current and forthcoming quality literature across age groups from babies, picture books, junior readers, middle grade readers, teen fiction and non-fiction titles.
  • Highlight Australian books and their creators
  • Identify literature that is engaging to readers for pleasure

Pauline McLeod is the Children's and YA Literature Specialist at Riverbend Books, Bulimba. She is a Teacher-Librarian and former English and History teacher. Pauline has an MA in Children's Literature and Graduate Diplomas in Secondary Education and Teacher-Librarianship. She has a special interest in YA fiction and is passionate about promoting and encouraging Australian stories. Pauline was the judge for 2019 of the Older Reader’s category of the CBCA awards. She is a Committee Member of LoveYA for the Brisbane Writer’s Festival and involved in creating the Kid’s Reading Guide.

Eduwebinar is hosting this event - Please register via Eduwebinar.

MyGenius Inc members - to access your 10% discount, please contact The President, Karen Bonanno.

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