Join Us at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans!
United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY)
The Four D’s of Translation in Children’s Publishing: Diversity, Drag, Disguise, and Delectation
Saturday, June 23
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Morial Convention Center, Rm 344
Moderator: Marianne Martens
Speakers: Claudia Bedrick, Anita Eerdmans, and Andrew Rushton
Join the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) to explore what it takes to create a good translated book for youth. This interactive session, moderated by international children's literature scholars and presented by three award-winning publishers of high quality translated children's books, examines what occurs when international translations go terribly wrong and creatively explores four important areas of book translations. The session includes prize drawings for international and translated children's books.
Titles on the 2015 International Children's Book Day book list were compiled and annotated by members of the Association for Library Service to Children's (ALSC) Quicklists Consulting Committee. ALSC Is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. For more book lists from ALSC visit www.ala.org/alsc/booklists
USBBY Presents "Bites of OIB": A Sweet and Savory Sampler of Outstanding International Books (a Tribute to the Legacy of Literacy Leader Bill Teale)
Sat, Jul 21, 2018: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: 19B - Theater
Austin Convention Center
International books build bridges to world cultures and create a sense of global community for young readers-something more important than ever, and a lifelong mission of former ILA President and dedicated USBBY volunteer Bill Teale. How can teachers find the best books? For over a decade, the USBBY Outstanding International Books (OIB) list has highlighted books that help children see the world. Join us for this session honoring the work of Bill Teale and featuring easy and practical ways to integrate OIB books into the K-8 classroom.
Presenter: Janet Wong, Pomelo Books
Marion Rocco, Austin ISD
Quentin Russell, Miami University
Stan Steiner, Boise State University
V. Ellis Vance, USBBY
Brenda Dales, Miami University
Dr. Terrell A. Young, Brigham Young University
Dr. Isaac Larison, Marshall University
2017 USBBY-NCTE Co-Sponsored Session
Join us for the NCTE co-sponsored session in St. Louis, MO!
On Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, USBBY has TWO amazing, back-to-back sessions at NCTE. Come join us for one or both of these eye-opening sessions centered on international storytelling from various perspectives.
Friday, Nov. 17 9:30-10:45am
America's Center Convention Complex 224
Truth-Telling Narratives: The Artistry of Folktales as International Storytelling
Featured Authors: Grace Lin (Little, Brown) and Rashin Kheiriyeh (NorthSouth)
Folklore, as cultural narratives, enables many voices and experiences to be heard and understood. It is agentive in purpose and form. In this USBBY co-sponsored session, renowned storytellers Grace Lin and Rashin Kheiriyeh discuss how their infusion of folklore helps cultivate international and transnational understanding. Successful storytelling strategies will also be shared.
Friday, Nov. 17: 11:00am-12:15pm
America's Center Convention Complex 228
Integrating international narratives into K-12 classrooms: A conversation with USBBY, Andrea Davis Pinkney, and Emma Otheguy
Join Andrea Davis Pinkney (Scholastic) and Emma Otheguy (Lee and Low) in a discussion of the art of storytelling and expanding the literary canon in and out of the classroom. This interactive session will help educators successfully integrate international narratives into K-12 classrooms.