When Wendy Garland and I traveled at total of 13,000 miles to meet face to face, we had already spent dozens of hours planning for our presentations at the 2018 ALA International Conference. Our first discussion was about what we had both read on the flight. Wendy had just finished Ann Braden’s The Benefits of […]
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We are very eager to start our first ‘official’ March Book Madness participation. We had done it once before, but it was informal and done in house. We are especially proud because this year features books about the ‘character’s journey’ and is supported by the We Need Diverse Books Campaign. To read more, click HERE. […]
What a day! Got to meet the one and only Mario Andretti; ooops. I mean Andrea Beatty! (Don’t worry. She said she wanted to be Mario when she was a kid!) #we36 @winnetka36 pic.twitter.com/6e7aH0ird9 — Todd (@todd_burleson) March 29, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js When Kristin Brynteson and Gillian King-Cargile emailed me asking if I wanted to be […]
I was honored to be invited to speak at the first TECPlay Conference at the Erikson Institute in Chicago on April 27, 2018. The theme of the conference was the question: “How is children’s play impacted by technology?” You know you are in for a fun conference when your name badge comes as a DIY […]
Getting ready for a ‘short’ flight! #sharjahala18 pic.twitter.com/vyIIEIY7Gp — Todd (@todd_burleson) November 4, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Last November I had the honor to be part of the American Library Association’s International Conference in Sharjah, UAE. This conference ran concurrently with the Sharjah International Book Fair. Over one hundred countries were represented at the book fair and […]
We’ve chosen our winner! To read the original post, click HERE!