This annual workshop for educators features a book by the Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature recipient; all participants receive copies of a selected book for each student in their class and curriculum focused on the award recipient.
Mr. Henry's Books
Mr. Henry's Books is named in honor of Mr. Henry Zarrow.
This annual workshop for educators features a book by the Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature recipient; all participants receive copies of a selected book for each student in their class and curriculum focused on the award recipient. Teachers also learn about online education-based library services, and other youth-based programs and services hosted through the library in an effort to further engage them in literacy, learning and the library.
This program is sponsored through the Tulsa Library Trust, made possible by a grant from the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, and hosted in partnership with TulsaKids Magazine.
2020 Educator Workshop | Information & Registration
Saturday, Feb. 8 2020 | 9-11 a.m.
Pocahontas Greadington Learning and Creativity Center
Central Library, Fifth Street & Denver Ave.
Attention, upper-elementary and middle-school teachers and librarians! You're invited to this continuing-education workshop focusing on the works of renowned author Katherine Applegate, winner of the 2020 Anne V. Zarrow Award for young Readers' Literature. You will:
Receive 50 copies of The Last by Katherine Applegate for your students to keep as their own.
Learn how to incorporate various elements of The Last into your classroom and receive lesson plans on how to use Applegate's works across a variety of school subjects. The Last is appropriate for ages 8 - 12.
Be introduced to Tulsa City-County Library's Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature and by attending this workshop you gain an opportunity to win a classroom visit by Applegate when she comes to Tulsa on Friday, May 1, 2020.
Continental breakfast will be provided.
Every participant will receive their copies of The Last at the end of the workshop, as well as an official continuing-education certificate.
Participants must be employed by a school district within Tulsa County.
Registration is Required
Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 7, 2020
Registration fee: $10
Register Online/Pay Via Mail
Complete and submit the online registration form, make your check or money order payable to
Tulsa City-County Library, and mail to:
Tulsa City-County Library
Mr. Henry's Books
400 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK 74103-3830
Registration fees are nonrefundable, but teachers may send a substitute if they're unable to attend.
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2017 Educator Workshop | Laurie Halse Anderson
2019 Rita Williams-Garcia
2018 Pam Muñoz Ryan
2016 Gordon Korman
2015 Sharon Draper
2014 Jack Gantos
2013 Jim Murphy
2012 Jacqueline Woodson
2011 Kathryn Lasky
2008 Louis Sachar
2007 Kate DiCamillo
2006 Sharon Creech
2004 Susan Cooper
2003 Russell Freedman
2002 Richard Peck
2001 E.L. Konigsburg
2000 Jerry Spinelli
1999 Jane Yolen
1998 Cynthia Voigt
1997 Gary Paulsen
1996 Walter Dean Myers
1995 No Award Given
1994 Lois Lowry
1993 Katherine Paterson
1992 Madeleine L’Engle
1991 S.E. Hinton