16th Annual Longwood University Summer Literacy Institute: July 25-26, 2019

16th Annual Longwood University Summer Literacy Institute: July 25-26, 2019

Sponsored by the Reading, Literacy and Learning, and School Librarianship programs, College of Education and Human Services and College of Graduate and Professional Studies

Featuring

Friday Workshop Presenter Colby Sharp

Colby Sharp, a fifth-grade teacher in Parma, Michigan, is the cofounder of Nerdy Book Club and Nerd Camp Picture of Colby Sharp, SLI 2019 workshop presenterMichigan. His first book, The Creativity Project, was published by Little Brown Books for Young Readers in the spring of 2018, and he is currently working on the book Game Changer! Book Access for All Kids with Donalyn Miller. Game Changer, to be published by Scholastic, will be released in November of 2018.

Learn more about Colby at https://www.mrcolbysharp.com/.

 
 

Featured Speaker Gary Schmidt

Gary Schmidt is a professor of English at Calvin College in GrandRapids, Michigan. He received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor Picture of Gary Schmidt, SLI 2019 Featured Speakerfor Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and a Newbery Honor for The Wednesday Wars. He lives with his family on a 150-year-old farm in Alto, Michigan, where he splits wood, plants gardens, writes, and feeds the wild cats that drop by.

Learn more about Gary at http://www.hmhbooks.com/schmidt/about.html.