Adjunct & Affiliate Faculty

Katz, Jeff

Adjunct Professor
MLS, University of British Columbia (SLAIS)
Corvidae, LLC-Archives and Library Consulting Collective
206-852-8297 jeff@corvidaellc.com, jkatz7702@yahoo.com

Research Interests: young adult services and programming, literature and resources for youth, special needs and at-risk populations, connecting public and school libraries, community outreach, youth participation, baseball history, performing arts history.

Awards: Three “Excellence in Young Adult Services” awards from the American Library Association, New York Public Library Feder Award for Outstanding Librarianship

Recent Publications:

  • Katz, Jeff, “Before SIFF: The Dawn of Film Culture in Seattle and the Puget Sound Region,” Columbia Magazine, Vol. 26, no. 1 (Spring 2012).
  • Katz, Jeff, “Plie Ball! Baseball in American Dance,” in The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2009-2010, ed. by William M. Simons (McFarland, 2011): 24-41.
  • Katz, Jeff, “Addressing Special Needs and At-Risk Populations in Library Education Programs,” Public Libraries, Vol. 48, no. 6 (November/December 2009).
  • Katz, Jeff, “A Common Purpose: Public/School Library Cooperation and Collaboration,” Public Libraries, Vol. 48, no. 3 (May/June 2009).

Courses:

  • Library Services to Special Needs and At-Risk Young Adults
  • Literature and Other Materials for Young Adults
  • Resources for Young Adults

Shoemaker, Kathryn

Adjunct Professor
M.A. in Children’s Literature, University of British Columbia; Ph.D., Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia
kshoe@telus.net

PUBLICATIONS
Books

  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. No Pets Allowed (written by Irene Watts). Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2010.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. Clay Man: The Golem of Prague (written by Irene Watts). Toronto: Tundra Books, 2009.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. Goodbye Marianne: The Graphic Novel (written by Irene Watts). Toronto: Tundra Books, 2008.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. Floyd the Flamingo and His Flock of Friends (written by Tiffany Stone). Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2004.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator A Telling Time. (written by Irene Watts). Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2004.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. My Animal Friends (written by David Stephens). Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2002.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. I Love Spring (written by Steven Kroll). New York: Holiday House, 1987.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. Jenny’s Neighbours (written by Richard Thompson). Toronto: Annick Press, 1987.

Other publications

  • Shoemaker, Kathryn. “Babes in the Wood: Picturing Displaced Children.” Through the Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children’s Literature 9.2 (2005).
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn. “Learning to Illustrate Children’s Books.” Through the Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children’s Literature 5.1 (2001).

Awards and Nominations

  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. Clay Man: The Golem of Prague (written by Irene Watts). Toronto: Tundra Books, 2009. Sydney Taylor Notable Book for Older Readers; shortlisted Chocolate Lily Award.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. Goodbye Marianne: The Graphic Novel (written by Irene Watts). Toronto: Tundra Books, 2008. Shortlisted for BC Book Prizes Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize; honor book for Chocolate Lily Award.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. A Telling Time (written by Irene Watts). Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2004. Starred White Raven, International Youth Library.
  • Shoemaker, Kathryn, illustrator. My Animal Friends (written by David Stephens). Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2002. Selected for Ready, Set, Learn Program.

Courses

Kathryn Shoemaker teaches in the University of British Columbia’s Language and Literacy Education Department and the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. She teaches Illustrated Books and Other Materials for Children, Introduction to Teaching Children’s Literature, Multicultural Children’s Literature in the Elementary Classroom, and Using Canadian Children’s Literature in the Classroom, among others.

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