Skip to content

An Evening with Deborah Hopkinson:
Children's Book Author

Registration for this event is now closed.

Date:  March 10, 2016
Time:  4:45-7:15 p.m. ET
Location: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Louisville Branch
National City Tower
101 S. Fifth St., Suite 1920
Louisville, Ky. 40202 (map it)

Deborah Hopkinson is the author of more than 45 books for young readers, including picture books, middle grade fiction, and nonfiction. In her presentations at schools and conferences, she helps bring history and research alive, and provides applications for STEM, STEAM, and Common Core.

Come hear Hopkinson present "Be a History Detective: Helping Young Readers Think Like Historians," and discuss some of her new books, such as The Great Trouble, Courage & Defiance, and Keep On!

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A session, dinner, and lesson demonstrations by Erin Yetter, senior economic education specialist, on using two of Hopkinson's books—Sky Boys and Saving Strawberry—to teach economics. Teachers will receive a certificate for 2.5 hours of professional development credit.

There is no fee, but you must register by March 3. Complimentary parking is provided.

For more information, email Yetter at