An Evening Celebrating 20 Years of GBJCL Volunteers
Featured Speaker Susan E. Goodman
Susan E. Goodman’s books have taken her down the Amazon River, up near the North Pole and right into the path of a startled moose. Her 39 books include ALA Notable All in Just One Cookie and On This Spot, one of The Washington Post’s Top Five Picture Books of its year. Goodman’s latest, The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial, was named a Jane Addams Peace Association Honor Book, an Orbis Pictus Honor Book, a Teachers’ Choice Pick by the International Literacy Association, and a Junior Library Guild Selection among others.
Goodman also teaches children’s book writing at Lesley University’s low-residency MFA program in Cambridge, MA.
You can learn more about her at www.susangoodmanbooks.com
Bring Books to Life: How to Hook Kids into Reading
Readers, even challenged ones, will work very hard to get to the next page of a book that interests them. Goodman has spent her career learning how to engage young readers. In this talk, she will adapt some of her approaches so tutors can use them too.
We are pleased to be joined by State Representative Denise Garlick (Needham).
Volunteer Appreciation Event Committee
Nancy Kreiger, Team Leader
Temple Beth Shalom, Needham
Heidi Star, Team Leader
Temple Shir Tikvah, Winchester
Pam Weil, Team Leader
Temple Emanuel, Newton
Registration is required. Kosher laws will be observed.