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AnnuAL ConferenCe & eXhibition 2010 preLiminAry progrAm AudItORIuM SPEAKER SERIES nAncy peArL With mAry mcDonAgh murphy Saturday, June 26 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird (July 11, 2010), an American classic, Nancy Pearl will interview Mary McDonagh Murphy, Emmy award-winning filmmaker and author of the upcoming book, Scout, Atticus and Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird. Nancy Pearl speaks about the pleasures of reading to library and community groups throughout the world and comments on books regularly on NPR’s Morning Edition. Pearl is the author of Book Crush: For Kids and Teens: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest; Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason; and More Book Lust: 1,000 New Reading Recommendations for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason, all published by Sasquatch Books. Sponsored by HarperCollins Additional speakers are being added to this series. Please check the Annual Conference web site at for updates. Sue’s novel, The Mermaid Chair, explores themes of midlife marriage and self-awakening, and was a #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 2005 Quill Award for General Fiction. Her newest book, Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story, co-authored with her daughter Ann Kidd Taylor is a dual memoir set against the backdrops of Greece and France, chronicling Sue and Ann’s travels together, as they undertake a journey to redefine themselves and rediscover each other. Ann Kidd Taylor is a graduate of Columbia College in South Carolina. She has published articles and essays in Skirt! magazine in Charleston, SC, where she worked for two years after college as an editorial assistant. Sponsored by Penguin Group USA sArAh, Duchess of york Sunday, June 27 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. This August, the Duchess will launch a new children’s book series with Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. called Helping Hand books. The Duchess is the author of many children’s books, including The New York Times bestselling Tea for Ruby, a five book children’s series about the adventures of Little Red and the Budgie, The Little Helicopter series. She has also written books for adults, including What I Know Now: Lessons Learned The Hard Way, Travels with Queen Victoria and Victoria and Albert: Family Life at Osborne House. In 1993 the Duchess founded ‘Children in Crisis’ to provide education and support for children in the world’s sue monk kiDD AnD Ann kiDD tAyLor Saturday, June 26 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Sue Monk Kidd grew up in the tiny town of Sylvester, Georgia, a place that deeply influenced the writing of her first novel The Secret Life of Bees.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary

ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary
Table of Contents
ALA President's Program
Auditorium Speaker Series
Opening General Session and Closing Session
Special Events
Book Cart Drill Team World Championship
Exhibit Information
Division Presidents' Programs
Council and Membership Meeting Schedule
First Time Attendee Information
General Information
Travel Information
Registration and Housing Information
Hotel Information
Pre-conferences and Special Events
Tour Information and Registration
Camp ALA
ALA Acronyms
Program Tracks and Descriptions

ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary