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About Your Instructor – Terri Grief

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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Terri Grief is an award-winning school librarian and a frequent presenter at library conferences. She traveled the United States as president of the American Association of School Librarians and has presented extensively for AASL. Terri is a highly experienced secondary school librarian and is considered a trusted expert in the best new young adult literature and strategies to motivate and reach teen readers.

Terri is the author of What’s NEW in YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE and How to Use It In Your Program, the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Terri is a recipient of the Outstanding School Librarian Award, the Baby Hardy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from her state’s library association. You will find her enthusiasm about reading and YA literature is contagious.

Join Terri for a day filled with the best, new Young Adult Literature and easy-to-implement, powerful, practical ways to use these books in your grades 6-12 classroom or library program.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“You cannot read them all but Terri’s seminar certainly helps!”
Tasha Birckhead, Young Adult Librarian

“A great seminar with fantastic ideas to promote reading! The handbook will serve as a phenomenal resource for collection development.”
Lynne Howard, Middle School Media Specialist

“Very useful presentation! Well done! I appreciated the warnings about adult content - we purchase so many books that don’t come with such a warning!”
Nicole Hagermann, Librarian

“This seminar was really helpful and Terri was very knowledgeable! The handbook descriptions and suggestions will definitely enhance my library.”
Rose Gallitz, Librarian

“Very informative about the newest reads in YA literature! Honest, straightforward, and enthusiastic book talks. Great ideas for getting students excited about reading.”
Joanna Stoltz, Middle School English Teacher

I always look forward to this seminar because I learn about great books that I can read and recommend to students all year long. Great day!”
Juliana Beaumont, Special Ed Teacher

“I now have so many great, new book ideas. Terri was so knowledgeable about the literature - she has an impressive memory!”
Kelly Cobb, English Teacher

“Terri was engaging and humorous. She was personable and knowledgeable. I enjoyed talking books and am looking forward to reading so many great new books”
Angie Carlisto, English Teacher

“Terri was great and I would definitely attend again. I liked her use of audio clips and videos throughout the seminar.”
Kristen Majkut, HS Librarian

Fabulous! Terri was very knowledgeable, informative and entertaining. Wonderful day!”
Betz Kelly, Librarian