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Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival

The award-winning Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival was founded in 1996 and seeks to encourage a love of reading, writing and books by bringing nationally renowned authors and illustrators to Nebraska.

September 19-21, 2019

Register for Friday, September 20, 2019 Children's Day

Children's Day

Friday, September 20

Bring your K-8 classroom to Concordia's Campus to learn from the world-renowned authors and illustrators and experience interactive exhibits!

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Adult Conference

Saturday, September 21

A specialized conference designed for educators and literary enthusiasts. Lunch is available and qualifies for graduate credit and CEUs.

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Downloadable Forms

General Registration
Concordia Nebraska Student/Faculty Registration
Visiting Undergraduate/ CUNE Graduate Student/ Visiting Faculty Registration

Featured Authors, Illustrators & Conference Leaders

Photo of Sarah Albee
Sarah Albee
Author
www.sarahalbeebooks.com
Photo of Ben Clanton
Ben Clanton
Author, Illustrator
www.benclanton.com
 Photo of Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo
Author
www.katedicamillo.com
Photo of Rita Williams Garcia
Rita Williams Garcia
Author
rita-williamsgarcia.squarespace.com
Photo of Lita Judge
Lita Judge
Author, Illustrator
www.litajudge.net
Photo of Alan Katz
Alan Katz
Author
www.alankatzbooks.com
Photo of Kate Messner
Kate Messner
Author
www.katemessner.com
Photo of Florence Minor
Florence Minor
Author
www.minorart.com
Photo of Wendell Minor
Wendell Minor
Author, Illustrator
www.minorart.com
Photo of Barbara O'Connor
Barbara O'Connor
Author
www.barbaraoconnor.com
Photo of Lin Oliver
Lin Oliver
Author
www.linoliver.com
Photo of Jason Reynolds
Jason Reynolds
Author
JasonWritesBooks.com
Photo of Lori Richmond
Lori Richmond
Author, Illustrator
www.loridraws.com
Photo of Stephen Savage
Stephen Savage
Author, Illustrator
www.stephensavage.net
Photo of Matt Tavares
Matt Tavares
Author, Illustrator
matttavares.com
Photo of Duncan Tonatiuh
Duncan Tonatiuh
Author, Illustrator
www.duncantonatiuh.com
Photo of Jacqueline Woodson
Jacqueline Woodson
Author
www.jacquelinewoodson.com
Photo of Matt Glover
Matt Glover
Literacy Expert
Photo of Penny Kittle
Penny Kittle
Literacy Expert
pennykittle.net
Photo of Donalyn Miller
Donalyn Miller
Literacy Expert
bookwhisperer.com
Photo of Dr. Molly Ness
Dr. Molly Ness
Literacy Expert
www.drmollyness.com

General Overview of Saturday 9/21 Schedule

Registration/Book Sales/Autographing Janzow Campus Center7:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Sectional 19 - 9:45 a.m.
Sectional 210 - 10:45 a.m.
Sectional 311 - 11:45 a.m.
Luncheon with Kate DiCamillo, Givaways, and 2020 Line Up Reveal Cattle Conference Room12 - 2 p.m.
Sectional 42 - 2:45 p.m.
Closing Keynote with Jacqueline Woodson Weller Auditorium3 - 4 p.m.
Book Sales/Autographing Janzow Campus Center4 - 5 p.m.