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Lois Miner Huey’s Presentation and Bio February 7, 2016

Posted by bwilson1300 in Uncategorized.

Here’s another one of the featured speakers at our annual dinner, Sparking Motivation and Engaging Readers, on March 9th.  This event is co-sponsored with Iroquois Reading Council, Eastern New York School Library Media Association, and the Children’s Literature Connection.

lois miner huey

Lois Miner Huey is a historical archaeologist who uses her passion and knowledge about the past to write captivating nonfiction children’s books focused on uncovering the past.  Her recent books include;

  • Forgotten Bones, Uncovering a Slave Cemetery (one in Albany and two elsewhere)
  • Floodwaters and Flames, The 1913 Disaster in Dayton Ohio (and in the Albany area, too)
  • ICK! YUCK! EEW!: Our Gross American History

Lois explains the theme of her talk: “Children love to read books about exciting topics such as how early America was a third world country, a forensic study that tells us about slavery in the north, and people’s stories about dealing with a disaster like flood and fire. I will talk about the research needed for these topics and others that I present in my books.”

Registration is due by February 26th.  More details and the mail in registration form march 9 2016flyer


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