On February 9, SIS graduate, Sarah Searles, will proudly watch as her West High School library is honored as one of the top 35 school libraries in the country by the American Association of School Librarians.
Education and child development experts widely promote the benefits of early reading, but what makes some books better than others? How do we select the truly excellent books from the thousands of children's books published each year?
The Center for Children's and Young Adult Literature will be hosting a lecture by young adult author Nancy Werlin on Friday, October 29 at 7:00pm at the East Tennessee Historical Society. Some of Werlin's works include The Rules of Survival,for which she was named a National Book Award Finalist, and the Edgar Award winning The Killer's Cousin. Her latest novel is Extraordinary.
Click here to read the UT story about Nancy Werlin.