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 by Tulsa City-County Library through the Tulsa Library Trust, made possible by a grant from the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, and hosted in partnership with TulsaKids Magazine.
2022 Educator Workshop focusing on author Nikki Grimes
Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 | 9.30-11 a.m.
Central Library, 5th Street & Denver Avenue, Tulsa
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Attention, middle-school and high school teachers and school librarians! You are invited to this virtual continuing education workshop focusing on the works of famed author Nikki Grimes, winner of the 2022 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature.
- Receive 50 copies of Ordinary Hazards by Nikki Grimes for your students to keep as their own. This book is suited for students ages 12-17.
- Learn how to incorporate various elements of Ordinary Hazards into your classroom and receive lesson plans on how to use Grimes’ works in a variety of school subjects. [book appropriate for students in grades six through 12]
- Be introduced to Tulsa City-County Library’s Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature.
- Gain an opportunity to win a [virtual] classroom visit by Nikki Grimes on Thursday, May 5, 2022.
Every participant will receive their student copies of Ordinary Hazards after the workshop as well as an official continuing-education PD certificate.
Participants must be employed by a school district within Tulsa County.
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.
Registration is Required Here
Registration Deadline: Friday, Feb. 12, 2022
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2020 Katherine Applegate
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