Children's Literature Conference

Jack Gantos speaking onstage


Featured Speakers

Breakout Sessions

Conference Schedule

Book Selection / Price List

Breakout Booklist


Save the date for the 24th Annual Children's Literature Conference: Friday May 1, 2020

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Featured Speakers:

A.S. King

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I crawl through it book cover Reality boy book cover Dig book cover


Sharon Flake

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Unstoppable Octobia May book cover Begging for change book cover The Skin I'm in book cover


The Pitt-Greensburg Children's Literature Conference serves educators and librarians in the Western Pennsylvania community and beyond. Attendees to the conference learn about the various aspects of children's literature and get an opportunity to interact with their peers. 

The one-day conference offers presentations by nationally known children's authors, informative breakout sessions, a continental breakfast, a hot buffet lunch, and a book signing. 

Previous speakers at our event have included: Louis Sachar, Lois Lowry, Steven Kellogg, Russell Freedman, Laurie Halse Anderson, Jerry Spinelli, Patricia MacLachlan, Jack Gantos, Jay Asher, Suzanne Bloom, and many others.