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Thursday, February 9 • 13:15 - 14:15
Genres Galore - Engaging Reluctant Readers

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Do you have reluctant readers in your classroom who can't seem to find a great book to read? This session will cover genres and titles that you may not have considered when helping readers who struggle with finding a great-fit book. You'll come away with some engaging recommended reads in Adventure, Suspense, Horror, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction and Westerns that you can share with your students.

Speakers
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Laina Kelly

Laina Kelly is a former secondary English teacher and current student completing a Masters of Library and Information Science at the University of Alberta. She runs a blog and twitter feed dedicated to spreading the word about great titles to use in junior high and high school classrooms written by Canadian authors.


Thursday February 9, 2017 13:15 - 14:15
Shaw CC: Salon 9 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 250
  • Chairperson Stephanie Strong - Elk Island Public #28