FYI- The SLJ Teen Live virtual conference is a free professional development opportunity.


Kristel Fleuren-Hunter
Children's Services Librarian and Antigonish Branch Librarian, Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library
NSLA Professional Development Convenor
APLA Communications Coordinator
Secretary, FoAL
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Phone: (902) 863-2486
Cell: (902) 971-0979

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Subject: New speakers added to SLJTeen Live! >> Virtual Conference >> August 9, 2017
Date: July 11, 2017 at 11:59:27 AM ADT
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Click here to register for the 6th annual SLJTeen Live!

SLJTeen Live
This is Gonna Be Lit. New Speakers Announced!
On August 9, 2017 School Library Journal's SLJTeen Live! virtual conference will feature over 30 YA authors, panelists, and keynote speakers. Authors will speak on topics including immigration, gender, and reluctant readers, while your fellow librarians share how they work with special populations, small budgets, and other challenges to create outstanding teen programs.

Speakers Include

- Keynote - 
Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe 
- Keynote - 
Reshma Saujani
Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World 
- Keynote - 
Barry Lyga
Melissa de la Cruz
The Isle of the Lost
Sandhya Menon
When Dimple Met Rishi
Jason Reynolds
When I Was the Greatest
Marcus Sedgwick
Renée Watson
Piecing Me Together
Ibi Zoboi
American Street
View the Full List of Speakers


"…a wonderful way to spend your day—great books, sharp speakers and diverse choices."
Jeffrey K.
UCF College of Education and Human Performance (FL)

2016 SLJTeen Live! Attendee 

Oculus Rift
Prize Giveaway!
Join us live for the chance to win an Oculus Rift 
virtual reality headset for your school or library. 
Live networking and prizes are only available Wednesday, August 9, 2017 

During your breaks, network with others or visit digital publisher booths to learn more about upcoming titles you’ll want to purchase for your collections. Special treats, swag, and materials will be available at the booths.

Want to go to two panels at the same time? All sessions will be recorded so that you can re-watch or catch what you missed at a later time.


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DiamondDisney Book GroupHarlequin Teen
Harper CollinsHorn BookHoughton Mifflin
JLGKCP LoftLittle Brown
MacmillanPenguin Random HouseScholastic
Simon & Schuster  

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