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The Book Stall FaceBook 

10 minute Premiere Video

The Book Stall

811 Elm St., Winnetka, IL

the  847.446.8880

Meet the Author

2 minute Audio Clip

Name Pronunciation

1 minute Audio Clip 

Additional Resources

Book Journey

Writing and Illustrating: Sharing Information about Writing and Illustrating for Children:

Kathy Temean, Wordpress

Review and Book Giveaway

Bicultural Mama: Celebrating the Best of Both Worlds

Maria Adcock

Keynote Presentations


Indivisible: A Story of Friendship. August 26, 2021.

Northern Vermont University Convocation, Lyndon, VT.


Moments of Leadership. April 16, 2014.

Illinois Principals Association Lake Region. Vernon Hills, IL.

Enter Here and Learn. November 4, 2011.

Michigan Association of Media Educators Annual Conference. Lansing, MI.

A World of Choices. April 25, 2011.

Iowa State Library Kids First Conference. Des Moines, IA.

Vision and Values of School Libraries. April 12, 2010.

Iowa Association of School Librarians. Des Moines, IA.

Inaugural conference for association formed from the Iowa Library Association.

The End of Information Literacy. March 31, April 17, & 27, 2009.

Information Literacy Summits at Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL; Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL; and John A. Logan College, Mt. Vernon, IL. 

Walking the Collaboration and Advocacy Bridge. March 2, 2006.

South Carolina Association of School Librarians Annual Conference. North Charleston, SC.

Invitation to the Power Zone. October 6, 2005.

North Carolina School Library Media Association Annual Conference. Winston-Salem, NC.

Top Ten List of Educator Collaboration. August 6, 2003.

Kent State University, Kent, OH. Regula Lecturer for the Institute for Library and Information Literacy Education (ILILE).



Information Transliteracy in the 21st Century Classroom: Questioning the Answer.

R. Schroeder interview. National Louis University, Skokie, IL. January 17, 2012.


Information Fluency At Your Fingertips: The Illinois Study, No Child Left Behind, and School Libraries. January 24, 2006.

Sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association and supported by the Illinois Math and Science Academy, Aurora, IL. Over 70 participants at 20 different sites in Illinois, California, and New York.


Ingrid's Story. March 9, 1997.

Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Chicago, IL. Featured Storyteller, Inter-Faith and Inter-Cultural Storytelling Celebration.



Whither the candleflame or whither the well. Great Lakes Cultural Review. July 18, 2013.

Columbia College, Chicago, IL. Sponsored by Columbia College Chicago Multicultural Affairs.

Selected Presentations, Guest Lectures, and Workshops

Poetry for Social Justice: The Intersection of Libraries, Poetry and Social Justice. October 15, 2014.

Illinois Library Association Annual Conference. Springfield, IL.

Defining Information in a Knowledge Society. September 19-21, 2012.

Georgia International Information Literacy Conference. Savannah, GA. 


Exploring Professional Dispositions of School Librarians. November 4, 2011.

Michigan Association of Media Educators Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.


Turning the Curriculum: A Dispositional Approach to the Common Core Standards. October 28, 2011.

American Association of School Librarians Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Presented with Dr. Jami Jones.


21st Century Learners: Panel Discussion. May 3, 2011.

Follett Library Resources Annual Corporate Meeting, Chicago, IL.


Sharing Our Vision: Our Conversation Continues. October 29, 2010.

Illinois School Library Media Association, Springfield, IL.

Presented with Dr. Christine A. Jenkins, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.


Future of Illinois Library Cooperation. September 17, 2010.

Special Library Association – Illinois Chapter, Chicago, IL.


Differentiated Instruction through the School Library. August 3, 2010.

Chicago Public Schools Department of Libraries and Information Services Back-to-School Professional Development Day, Illinois Institute of Technology Hermann Hall. Presented with Toby Rajput.


Reading for a Lifetime – You Bet! June 28, 2010.

American Library Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC. Presented with AASL Task Force on Role of Reading members Dr. Judi Moreillon and Liz Deskins.


Teaching Multiple Literacies through Children’s Books: Information Literacy. June 22, 2010.

Center for Teaching through Children’s Books (CTCB), National-Louis University, Skokie, IL. CTCB Summer Institute presented with Dr. Junko Yokota, Toby Rajput, NBCT, and author Candace Fleming.


School Library Media Programs in Action: Civic Engagement, Social Justice, and Equity. February 26, 2010.

DuKane (DuPage Library System) School Librarian Professional Development Day, Glen Ellyn, IL. Convened and moderated panel including Dr. Elaine Buch, Suzy Rabbat, NBCT, and Toby Rajput, NBCT.


Answer the Question, Question the Answer: The Role of 21st Century School Libraries. 21st Century Literacy and the Digital Divide: Children and Knowledge in the Information Age. November 14, 2009.

National Communication Association panel presentation, Chicago, IL. Presented with Dr. Nancy Kranich, Dr. Molly Collins, and panel 

moderator Dr. Donna Celano.

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