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Vermont Youth Book Awards Conference - Green Mountain Book Award Session

Vermont Youth Book Awards Conference - Green Mountain Book Award Session Online

The Green Mountain Book Award is Vermont’s teen-choice award celebrating excellence in young adult literature. Vermont students in grades 9-12 read the 15 nominated books and vote for their favorite.

The Green Mountain Book Award conference session takes place Thursday, September 28, 2023, from 9:00-11:00am. Library staff, teachers, and others who love great young adult literature will take away ideas and inspiration for discussions and programming.

9:00-10:00am: Author Dashka Slater will kick off the session with a keynote presentation. Dashka Slater is an award-winning journalist who writes for such publications as The New York Times Magazine and Mother Jones, she is also the author of many books of fiction and non-fiction for children, teenagers, and adults. Dashka’s true crime narrative, The 57 Bus, has received numerous accolades, including the 2018 Stonewall Book Award from the American Library Association, 2019 Green Mountain Book Award. Dashka’s latest title, Accountable, is a Junior Library Guild Selection and has been called "powerful, timely, and delicately written” by Ibram X. Kendi.

10-11 am: The Green Mountain Book Award committee members will lead an exploration into the award nomination list, highlighting innovative and fun ways to promote and engage book award participation in schools and libraries.

Meeting information:

  • The conference will be held on Microsoft Teams. Please find the link and call-in information below.
  • The author keynote recordings will be available for 30 days after the conference.
  • Each session’s book award committee member portion will be recorded and made available.
  • 2 CEUs, Elective category
  • Important Note: The same Teams link will be used for all sessions but please register for each conference session separately:

Microsoft Teams Meeting Information

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 246 933 485 487
Passcode: oUg826

Download Teams | Join on the web

Or call in (audio only)

+1 802-828-7667,,293126050#   United States, Montpelier

Phone Conference ID: 293 126 050#


Thursday, September 28, 2023
9:00am - 11:00am
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Elective     Topic: Youth Services  
Registration has closed.

Event Organizer

Jonathan Clark

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