Lifelines: Books That Bridge the Divide

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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Erikson TECPlay Conference 2018

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 […]

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ALA International Sharjah, UAE 2018 Reflection

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 […]

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