A Sick Day for Amos McGee
is the winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.
Meet Philip and Erin Stead, the creative husband-and-wife team behind this heartwarming tale.
Come to our symposium and learn about their creative approach to children's literature.
The False Prince
is the thrilling first book in the brand-new Ascendance Trilogy by Jennifer A. Nielsen.
She is the author of The Underworld Chronicles, a humorous middle-grade fantasy series.
Meet Jennifer at the upcoming BFYR symposium.
The Midwife's Apprentice
is a Newbery Medal winner from historical fiction writer Karen Cushman.
Her witty, satisfying novels include the Newbery Honor book Catherine, Called Birdy and Will Sparrow's Road.
Join her at our July symposium.
The Spiderwick Chronicles
is a wildly popular book series filled with a menagerie of elves, goblins, dwarves, trolls, and more.
Co-creator Tony DiTerlizzi's fantastical world includes the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, The Spider and the Fly.
Meet Tony at our next symposium.
explores the differences between human and animal bones.
Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books are consistently inventive and engaging.
Join Steve at BYU's Symposium on Books for Young Readers.
is the hilarious portrait of a very independent third grader by Sara Pennypacker.
Sara has written 14 children's books, including Summer of the Gypsy Moths, and the delightful "Clementine" and "Stuart" series.
Hear her speak at our 2013 symposium.
COME JOIN US
for two enjoyable days with seven nationally known authors and illustrators of children's literature
Immerse yourself in two days of children's literature. Hear award-winning authors and illustrators share their unique perspectives on children's books, followed by a short question-and-answer session.
In addition, two autograph sessions and four informal discussion groups with individual presenters will be available.
Check out our 2013 lineup of acclaimed creators of children's literature: