The Caldwell University Division of Education will hold its third annual conference on children’s literacy, “Open Books, Open Minds III,” Friday, April 4, 2014.
Author and journalist Gayle Forman will deliver the keynote address “Emotionalism vs Intellectualism.” Author Jennifer Crawford will present “First Book” during lunch and author Christina Baker Kline will be the afternoon speaker with her presentation “Historic Fiction: Filling in the Holes.”
Additional presenters will include authors Sharon Dennis Wyeth, Roxane Orgill, M. Jerry Weiss, and many other literacy professionals.
The day will include workshops, discussions, book signings and literary prizes. Participants can earn professional development awards.