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Sunday, April 28 • 1:40pm - 2:30pm
The Magic of Middle Grade: Inspiring Young Readers and Writers

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Fantasy novels and other forms of genre fiction can be a great source of inspiration for young readers and writers. An author of middle grade fantasy novels will discuss how to spark students’ imaginations, strategies to make fantasy more accessible for first-time readers, and ways to encourage young students to find inspiration and develop their own writing.

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Alexandra Ott

Alexandra Ott is the author of two fantasy novels for young readers: Rules for Thieves and its sequel The Shadow Thieves, both published by Aladdin/Simon and Schuster. Her next book, Seekers of the Wild Realm, is forthcoming in 2020. She is also a freelance editor and holds a B.A... Read More →

Sunday April 28, 2019 1:40pm - 2:30pm CDT
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