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Saturday, September 12 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Show Them History! (Sponsored by Portable Press)

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Looking for an engaging and relatable way to teach history to your students? Mark Shulman, author of nearly 200 books, including Scrawl and several books in the fun, factual, biographical graphic novel series Show Me History, will present ways that he's engaging students to create an exciting narrative from the lives of historical figures. Using examples from his Show Me History books, Mark will demonstrate ways to find interesting details, make narratives engaging, and encourage students to bring people and events of the past to life.

From Portable Press
The award-winning Show Me History! graphic novel series is full of unforgettable people, entertaining action, era-specific facts, and colorful artwork. Meet some of history’s most interesting characters, including Susan B. Anthony, Walt Disney, Amelia Earhart, Alexander Hamilton, Martin Luther King Jr., Abraham Lincoln, and Babe Ruth!  Click here and enter for a chance to win a Show Me History! Book & Swag Box. Each prize box is filled with 8 Show Me History! books, a Show Me History! tote bag, 5 Show Me History! buttons, and a Show Me History! poster ($103 value). Must be an ISLA conference participant to win.

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Matthew Barenie

Member-at-Large, Indiana State Literacy Association

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Portable Press

Portable Press
Portable Press publishes fun and informative books for the whole family.  Whether you are looking for records ready to be broken, reference books full of reverence, or strange stories that prove that fact is indeed stranger than fiction, Portable Press has the book for you.Portable... Read More →

Saturday September 12, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm EDT
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