6306-7th Annual Literacy Celebration Features E.B. Lewis
6306-March 15, 2012
The Malone University Center for Professional Development's seventh annual Literacy Celebration will bring Caldecott Award-winning artist and illustrator E.B. Lewis to campus Saturday, March 31 beginning at 8 a.m. (registration) in the Brehme Conference Center, located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. The conference is aimed for all primary and elementary educators, art teachers, librarians, and administrators.
Cost is $60, and includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and materials. One hour of graduate credit is available with attendance and an additional assignment.Or call 330-471-8593, or 1-800-257-4726, extension 8593.
Earl Bradley Lewis was born on December 16, 1956, in Philadelphia, Penn. E.B. Lewis has illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Nikki Grimes' Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman, the 2003 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner; Alice Schertle's Down the Road, an ALA Notable Book; Tolowa M. Mollel's My Rows and Piles of Coins, an ALA Notable Book and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book; Bat Boy and His Violin by Garvin Curtis a Coretta Scott King Honor Book, and Jacqueline Woodson's The Other Side, a 2002 Notable Book for the Language Arts.
Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709