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    Name: Putting Books to Work at Nantucket Lighthouse School
    Date: April 30, 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Nantucket Lighthouse School is delighted to announce award-winning author/illustrator Grace Lin will be joining us on Tuesday, April 30 at 3PM for a free professional development workshop called ‘Putting Books to Work” based off of her popular TEDx talk, “The Windows and Mirrors of Your Child’s Bookshelf.” Lin will discuss ways to use books as tools to integrate diversity into our kids’ and students’ lives. The workshop is generously funded by the Community Foundation for Nantucket’s Nantucket Fund and is free and open to all educators, administrators and childcare providers. Please find the press release and event flyer below and attached.
     
    Grace Lina New York Times bestselling author/illustrator, won the Newbery Honor for Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and the Theodor Geisel Honor for Ling and Ting. Weaving fantasy and Chinese folktales, Lin’s stories are full of magic, adventure, friendship and fascinating characters. Her most recent novel When the Sea Turned to Silver was a National Book Award Finalist, and her most recent picture book, A Big Mooncake for Little Star was awarded the Caldecott Honor. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Lin is the author of over 25 books, ranging from picture books to early readers to chapter books.

    View Lin’s TEDx Talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wQ8wiV3FVo
    Location:
    Nantucket Lighthouse School
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, April 30 at 3PM
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    Fees/Admission:
    free and open to all educators, administrators and childcare providers
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