Showcasing and Discussing the Best in Young Adult Literature

Showcasing and Discussing the Best in Young Adult Literature

October 28, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland

This all-day conference brings together adults and teens to hear YA authors, discuss books, and celebrate the best in youth materials.

It attracts fans of Young Adult literature, librarians, and educators in the Baltimore/DC and mid-Atlantic region.

Enoch Pratt Free Library sponsors the 14th Margaret Edwards Day

  • Small discussion groups
  • Young adult reading lists
  • “Beast” items for sale
  • 5 Contact hours for CEU credit
  • Teen readers welcome at no charge!

Keynote Speaker

Ellen Oh, author of the Prophecy Series; editor of Flying Lessons and Other Stories and co-founder of We Need Diverse Books.

Afternoon presenters

Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks, author and illustrator of Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas.


Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m.


Roland Park Country School, 5204 Roland Avenue Baltimore, MD. 21210.
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