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Saturday, October 19, 2013

The 4th Annual BookFest @ Bank Street will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013. Cost of registration is $70.

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Schedule of Events

9:00-9:30 a.m. Lobby - Registration check in and coffee

9:30-9:35 a.m. Auditorium - Welcome Remarks: Jennifer M. Brown, director of the Center for Children's Literature

9:35-10:00 a.m. Auditorium - Ruth Krauss, Crockett Johnson and Other Little Rebels: 

A Conversation between Philip Nel, author & scholar, Kansas State University and Lindsey Wyckoff, archivist and special collections librarian, Bank Street College Library

10:00-10:45 a.m. Auditorium - Panel: Visual Storytelling for the Middle Grades

Grace Lin, author
Nathan Hale, author & illustrator
Jeff Mack, author & illustrator
Henry Neff, author & illustrator
Moderator, Betsy Bird, NYPL & Fuse #8

10:45-11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Classrooms - Breakout discussion session / Authors & artists relax, eat 
12:00-1:00 p.m. Cafeteria - Pick up Lunch; dine in the cafeteria or the lobby

Lobby - Lunchtime Autographing Session

1:00-1:40 p.m. Auditorium - Happy 50th Anniversary, Amelia Bedelia!

Herman Parish, author and nephew of the late Peggy Parish
Grethen Siebel, wife of the late artist, Fritz Seibel
Sylvie le Floch, art director/designer
Virginia Duncan, editor, Greenwillow Books
Moderator, Lisa Von Drasek, University of Minnesota 

1:40-2:20 p.m. Auditorium - Panel: The Value of Words & Pictures in Information Books 

Jen Bryant, author 
Melissa Sweet, author and illustrator
Brian Floca, author and illustrator
Christopher Myers, author and illustrator
Moderator, Jennifer M. Brown

2:20-2:30 p.m. Break

2:30-3:00 p.m. Auditorium - Keynote: Kate DiCamillo 

3:00-3:30pm Lobby - Autographing Session