Registration LILAC/NRC 2021 Annual Conference
Torrey Maldonado – Acclaimed Children’s and YA Author of Tight and Secret Saturdays.
His books have been named an American Library Association's Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, a Kansas National Education Association's recommended book for Middle and High Schools, a Pennsylvania School Library Association’s Young Adult Top Forty read, and the official book of the National Night Out Against Violence & Crime.
Maldonado has been chosen as "Top Ten 'New' Latino Authors to Watch (and Read)."
Ralph Fletcher – Award-Winning Author, Internationally Known Expert on the Teaching of Writing
Ralph Fletcher has been a mentor to teachers and young writers everywhere and his professional books are part of this tradition. His newest book, Focus Lessons, helps teachers use the natural links between writing and photography to enhance their instruction. Another recent title, Joy Write, explores the value of giving students time and autonomy for the playful, low-stakes writing that leads to surprising, high-level growth.
Ralph is the beloved author of many bestselling teacher professional books and resources including:
Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide
What a Writer Needs, Second Edition
Mentor Author, Mentor Texts
Breathing In, Breathing Out
Teaching the Qualities of Writing
Lessons for the Writer's Notebook
Students know Ralph as the award-winning author of more than 20 books for children and young adults, including Fig Pudding, Twilight Comes Twice, The Writer’s Notebook, Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid, and most recently Marshfield Memories: More Stories About Growing Up.
Long Island Language Arts Council
Nassau Reading Council
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