OELMA Conference Speakers, Authors, and Special Guests

Keynote Speakers:


Donalyn Miller, author of The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Read in Every Child and Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits.



Mark Tyler Nobleman, Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman. Other books he has written include: Boys of Steel: The Creators of Batman, Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot's World War II Story, and Brave Like My Brother. 



More Special Guest Authors Joining Us Include:


-Mark Oshiro, award-winning author of the YA books Anger is a Gift and Each of Us a Desert as well as middle grade books The Insiders and You Only Live Once, David Bravo. They are also the co-author (with Rick Riordan) of the upcoming Percy Jackson novel centered on Nico di Angelo and Will Solace.


-Bridget Crossman, school librarian, author, ISTE Certified Educator, and Champion of Learning and Growing. Her book, Community Partnerships with School Libraries, Creating Innovative Learning Experiences, encourages librarians to prepare students for their futures by connecting their schools to the wider world.



And...we are excited to have AMY HERMON with School Librarians United join us as well! Amy hosts a very popular podcast and has a very active Twitter page. Our very own Angela Wojtecki has been a guest on her podcast-check out Episode 67 to hear Angela and Amy talk about student voices in library programming. 





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