IBBY@TBF: An Introduction to IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People)
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Capitol Extension Room E2.030
1100 Congress Avenue, AUSTIN Texas
Children’s literature/literacy leaders from around the world will give us a glimpse of book trends that are happening in their countries as well as a summary of international awards, including awards for “silent books” and books for children with disabilities. We’ll hear from the Executive Director of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY, based in Switzerland), as well as from representatives of IBBY Australia, IBBY Canada, IBBY China, IBBY Russia, and USBBY. Presented in partnership with the IBBY Regional Conference (USBBY.org).
Panelists: Mary Beth Leatherdale, Angela Lebedeva, Margot Lindgren, Liz Page, Junko Yokota, Mingzhou Zhang