Children's Literature Council
2005 Spring Workshop
"Connecting Boys with Books"
April 30, 2005


Keynote Speaker - Michael Sullivan
Michael Sullivan Booktalking
Recommended for the Professional:
Connecting Boys with Books: What Libraries Can Do by Michael Sullivan Misreading Masculinity: Boys, Literacy, and Popular Culture Boys and Girls Learn Differently! by Michael Gurian
Recommended for the boys:
Keynote Speaker, Michael Sullivan, demonstrates techniques of booktalking that appeals to boys.



The Food
The morning began with a continental breakfast buffet and professional networking among school and public librarians, authors, illustrators, and educators.


The Program

Michael Sullivan speaking at the 2005 Children's Literature Council Spring Workshop

Michael Sullivan addresses the audience at the 2005 Spring Workshop, "Connecting Boys with Books"


Books for Sale by Storyopolis

Books for Sale by Storyopolis


Children's Librarian Gail Kim has her book autographed by Michael Sullivan
Los Angeles Public Library Children's Librarian Gail Kim has her book autographed by Michael Sullivan



The Guests
School Librarian Caroline Gill (right) and friend
CLC Vice President and School Librarian, Helen Overstreet of the Frostig School in Pasadena and CLC Board Member Susan Erickson of San Bernadino Public Library


Sherry and Paula
David Woo and Kristi Samuelson


Kristi and Ilene
Stephanie and Karla


Claire and Kerry


Theresa, Jennifer, and Sharon
Outside the roof auditorium with a clear view of Los Angeles in the background.

Networking with colleagues...

Left to right: Barbara Metzenbaum, Judy Kantor, Sylvia Anderle, and Terri Dorio. In the background Laurie Reese and Roger Kelly catch up.


The Displays
"Captain Underpants Program" by Oxnard Public Library's Children's Librarians Kay Driscoll and Sharon Dykstra.
"Programs for Teens"
by Pasadena Public Library's Young Adult librarian, Shawn Thrasher.


"Lemony Snicket - A Very Unfortunate Event Party" by Pasadena Public Library's Children's Room Librarian, Roger Kelly
"Yu-Gi-Oh - Board Game Day"
by Santa Monica Library - Fairview Branch


Photographs by Darrin Nogales