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Sunday, March 29 • 10:45am - 11:35am
The Existential Picture Book, or, What do Sarte and Camus have in common with Willems and Klassen?

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Picture books in a 12th grade English class? In this presentation, you will learn how we're using these books in a multi-layered collaboration between Boston Latin School seniors, the Keefe Library, the Boston Public Library, and the P.A. Shaw Elementary. We developed this exciting unit connecting classic Existential texts, diverse children’s literature, and community service, and you can too!


Blake Barich

English Teacher, Boston Public Schools
Blake Barich has worked in Boston Public Schools for 20 years.  She currently teaches at Boston Latin School.  Right now, she teaches ELA 12 and AP Language and Composition.  She holds a BA in English and American Literature from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA and an MA in... Read More →
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Morgan Van Clief

Library Media Specialist, P.A. Shaw Elementary School
Morgan is the library teacher at the P.A. Shaw Elementary School, a K-3 school in Dorchester. She has built the school’s library from the ground up and is passionate about providing underserved students with resources that will put them on a level playing field in the future. She... Read More →
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Susan Harari

School Librarian, Boston Latin School
Susan Harari is one of two librarians serving at the largest BPS high school: Boston Latin School. She previously worked as a librarian at the Loring School (grades k-5) in Sudbury. She attended Oberlin College (B.A. in history), University of Michigan (M.A. in history) and Simmons... Read More →

Sunday March 29, 2020 10:45am - 11:35am EDT

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