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.
a 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