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Sunday, June 14 • 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Writing for the Test: Has common core influenced writing?

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Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste was born in Trinidad where she grew up on jumbie stories and fairy tales, and decided to be a writer at the wise old age of three. It took a few more years to get her first publishing contract though. Her debut, a Young Adult novel titled Angel’s Grace (Simon & Schuster) was named one of the 100 best books for reading and sharing by New York City librarians. | Tracey is a former teacher, textbook editor, ballerina, and... Read More →

Linda Bozzo

Linda Bozzo is an award-winning author of more than 50 nonfiction books for the school and library markets. Her fiction stories and articles have been published in many children’s magazines. Linda is a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She enjoys presenting writing workshops and presentations on the writing process and her personal journey to publication to students. Linda also provides professional... Read More →

Alison Ashley Formento

lison Ashley Formento is the author of award-winning nature picture books This Tree Counts!,This Tree, 1, 2, 3, These Bees Count!, These Seas Count!, and These Rocks Count!. | Her debut young adult novel Twigs published by Merit Press/F+W Media was featured in Publisher's Weekly as a notable new release for teen readers and named one of “NJ’s Hottest New Teen Reads” and a "Notable new release" by Publisher's Weekly. | Alison has written... Read More →

Sunday June 14, 2015 1:00pm - 1:40pm