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Spring Conference - Learning & Leading by Design

 Sunday April 7 - Tuesday April 9

 Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison WI

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Sunday, April 7 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
I Know You Are, But What Am I?

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A writer, mother, and member of her church choir, Lauren Myracle doesn't try to upset people. Really. Yet despite her good intentions, she's faced her share of controversy. She’s appeared on the “banned books” list for the past several years for her bestselling TTYL internet girls series, and she's dealt with strong public response to her tween series, Luv Ya Bunches. From The Advocate to Conan O’ Brian, media has buzzed about Myracle's decision to give one of the protagonists, Milla, two moms--and her refusal to sanitize the book for Scholastic Book Fairs by getting rid of Milla's same-sex parents. Join Lauren as she gives a brief-ish discussion of censorship and gives MEGA shout-outs to all the librarians who rock her world.

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Lauren Myracle

Lauren Myracle is the author of squillions of books for tweens and teens, including the best-selling Internet Girls series, horror novels Bliss and Rhymes with Witches, the coming-of-age series, The Winnie Years, and Shine, winner of the 2012 Walden Award for YA fiction. Lauren considers writing for young people to be her life’s work, and with over a million copies of her books in print, she feels amazingly lucky to be able to reach such... Read More →

Sunday April 7, 2013 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ballroom A

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