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.
2019 Educator Workshop | Registration is Open
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 | 9-11 a.m.
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Central Library | Fifth Street & Denver Ave.
All workshop participants receive a letter for Professional Development for the two-hour workshop.
Registration is required.
Attention, upper-elementary and middle-school teachers and librarians! You are invited to this continuing-education workshop about the curriculum and learning connections between the 1960s and the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of three young African-American sisters. You will:
- Receive 50 copies of One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia for your students to keep as their own.
- Learn how to incorporate various elements of One Crazy Summer into your classroom and receive lesson plans on how to use Williams-Garcia's works in a variety of school subjects.
- Be introduced to Tulsa City-County Library's Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature and gain and opportunity to win a classroom visit by Williams-Garcia when she comes to Tulsa on Friday, May 3, 2019, to receive the award.
Continental Breakfast will be provided. Every participant will receive their copies of One Crazy Summer 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 Deadline: Friday, Feb. 1, 2019; Registration Fee: $10
Register and Pay Online or Pay via Mail.
Mr. Henry's Books is a program of the Tulsa City-County Library, sponsored by the Tulsa Library Trust, made possible by a grant from the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation and with support from TulsaKids.
2018 Educator Workshop | Pam Muñoz Ryan
2017 Educator Workshop | Laurie Halse Anderson
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