The 16th Annual Fall Into Books will be held at the Ramada Fishkill (Formerly the Ramada Conference Center) on Friday, October 17, 2014. The Conference is open to anyone interested in literature for young people.
Keynote Speaker: Mark Siegel, editorial director of First Second Books and an accomplished writer and illustrator. Limited copies of Mark Siegel's Moving House and Sailor Twain will be available for purchase at the Conference.
Author Presentation: Patricia Reilly Giff, recipient of the Newbery Honor (1998 and 2003), ALA Best Book for Young Adults (2001) and ALA Notable Book (2001).
Renee Pearce (author) and Kaylin Ruffino (illustrator) website click here
Stefan Bolz website click here
Jacqueline Dooley website click here
Participants will choose literature discussion groups, hear the keynote speaker and network with colleagues. For the Daily Schedule and Book Discussion Groups, click here.
Early Bird (Postmarked by July 25, 2014) - $50
Regular Registration (Postmarked by September , 2014) - $65
No purchase orders are accepted. Refunds are not possible
For Registration Form (includes book order form), click here.
Come the night before; rooms available Thursday, October 16
$99 plus taxes / per room, per night
For reservations call the Ramada Fishkill directly at 845.896.6281 and reference the Fall Into Books Group Discount.
Fall Into Books Annual Children's and Young Adult Literature Conference is sponsored by:
The Fall Into Books Conference is held annually in the late fall. The schedule for the day is similar from year to year: book sales, kickoff speaker, two 1-hour book discussion sessions (ranging from picture books to books for teens), lunch, keynote author presentation and author signing. Books may be purchased other times during the day as well. Attendees are able to pre-order books by the featured authors by filling out the form on the registration sheet, insuring that the books they wish to purchase will be available at the Conference. NOTE: Ulster BOCES is unable to accept payment by credit card; only cash or checks will be accepted.