Dr. Peggy Sharp is well known for her presentations about new children’s books, connecting the books to all areas of the curriculum, and motivating children to read. She is an experienced teacher and library media specialist and has received national awards for her creative teaching ideas.
One of the foremost experts in North America on children’s literature and literature programs, Peggy is a consultant for the Bureau of Education and Research and hundreds of school districts. She has conducted thousands of fast-paced practical workshops for Phi Delta Kappa, Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Staff Development, International Reading Association and other groups and organizations. Peggy’s articles about teaching with children’s books, motivating reading and strengthening the instructional programs in both classrooms and library media centers have appeared in top professional magazines, such as School Library Media Activities Monthly, Instructor, Teaching K-8, The Reading Teacher, Journal of Reading, Emergency Librarian, and the Computing Teacher.