• Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich

    Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich

    In a shocking way, Frankenstein, Dracula, Wolfman, and Bigfoot all have their trials too. Adam Rex uncovers poems about the lives of the monsters in Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich.

  • After the Fall

    After the Fall

    After the great fall Humpty Dumpty’s life was changed, especially with his new fear of heights. Dan Santat’s After the Fall tells how Humpty Dumpty conquered his fear and became something he never imagined. 

  • Elizabeth Leads the Way

    Elizabeth Leads the Way

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton noticed at a very young age that women were not treated equally. Tanya Lee Stone shares how Elizabeth won freedom for women in her book Elizabeth Leads the Way.

  • A Tale Dark & Grimm

    A Tale Dark & Grimm

    Hansel and Gretel are on a quest to find a place that they can call home. Adam Gidwitz weaves Hansel and Gretel’s story with other Grimms’ fairy tales in A Tale Dark and Grimm.

  • Snow White

    Snow White

    The market has crashed and Samantha quickly learns that she has returned home to New York City a little too late. Acclaimed graphic novelist Matt Phelan retells a classic fairy tale in a new way in Snow White: A Graphic Novel.

  • Wolf Hollow

    Wolf Hollow

    Annabelle encounters a new bully named Betty, which causes many problems in her small Pennsylvania town. Lauren Wolk tells the story of how Annabelle finds the courage to stand up for the herself and others in Wolf Hollow.  

BYU Symposium on Books for Young Readers

Mark your calendars for July 12–13, 2018

Meet our presenters

Sponsored by

BYU Department of Teacher Education
Harold B. Lee Library
BYU Continuing Education
Provo City Library

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