Exploring the Holocaust Through Children’s Literature

The Western Regional Jewish Literature for Children Conference is coming up on February 1, 2009.

Here is the announcement for this terrific day:

The Association of Jewish Libraries, Association of Jewish Libraries of Southern California, Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance, Children’s Literature Council, UCLA, and Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library in cooperation with the Bureau of Jewish Education will hold the 7th annual West Coast Regional Conference on Jewish Literature for Children on Sunday, February 1, 2009, at Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance, 9786 Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles. This year librarians, teachers, authors, and publishers will tour the museum, listen to a panel discussion, and attend break-out sessions on using Holocaust literature with children. The one-day event is open to administrators, teachers, librarians, authors, booksellers, would-be authors, and adults who have a passion for Jewish children’s literature. The $70 registration for the conference includes all sessions and handouts, lunch, an autograph dessert party, and the museum tour.

For additional information, contact Susan Dubin at 818-886-6415 or email her at sdubin@socal.rr.com . Registration forms are available to download at http://jewishlibraries.org.

I hope to see you there!