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ASTAL Events - Fall 2004-Spring 2005





25 April 2005 - Dr. Lois Stover Speaks at Rhode Island College

Dr. Lois Stover

On Monday, April 25, 2005, Dr. Lois Stover spoke at Rhode Island College in the second annual ASTAL Lecture. Her discussion was entitled "Young Adult Literature: Looking to the Past with Hope for the Future."

Dr. Stover, a leading authority in the field of Adolescent Literature and English Education, is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. In addition to being a highly regarded presenter at national, regional, and state conferences, she has published over 60 professional journal articles, book reviews, and monographs. Her books include the following:

  • Jacquelyn Woodson: “The Real Thing”. Scarecrow Press, 2003
  • Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High Students. Co-editor with Stephanie Zenker. Published by National Council of Teachers of English
  • Young Adult Literature: The Heart of the Middle School Curriculum. Published by Heinemann/Boynton Cook in November, 1996.
  • Presenting Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Published by Twayne/Macmillan, spring, 1997.
  • with Gloria Neubert and James Lawlor. Creating Interactive Environments in the Secondary Schools. National Education Association, 1993.

    
    

    
    

    12 April 2005 - Author Joyce Hansen Speaks at Rhode Island College

    Author Joyce Hansen

    On Tuesday, April 12, 2005, Joyce Hansen spoke at Rhode Island College in the Faculty Dining Center. She is the author of Freedom Roads, Dear America: I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly, Which Way Freedom, Yellowbird and Me, among other award-winning works of both fiction and nonfiction.

    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

    
    

    04 April 2005 - Author Patricia McCormick Speaks at Rhode Island College

    Author Patricia McCormick On Monday, April 4, 2005, Patricia McCormick spoke at Rhode Island College in the Faculty Dining Center. She is the author of the highly regarded YA novel, Cut. Her second novel, My Brother's Keeper will be published Spring 2005.

    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

    
    
    2005 ASTAL Luncheon
    A Celebration of R.I. Authors, Illustrators, and Designers
    26 March 2005


    Dr. Joan Dagle, Dr. Jean Brown, and the collection of RI Authors, Illustrators, and Designers


    ASTAL's Diane Walsh, Linda Crotta Brennan, and Maggie Smith


    John B. Severance and Allen Kurzweil


    Dr. Joan Dagle, English Chair, Rhode Island College


    Sylvia Frezzolini with Marie Lee


    ASTAL All-Stars Christa Thompson and Kaylin Johnson

    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

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