Library and Information Science
Awarding winning Author/Photographer Sarah C. Campbell shares a segment from her school and library visit for Infinity: Figuring Out Forever (Astra Books for Young Readers, 2022). Campbell will talk about the creative process that led to this book and share some ways you can use it in your library or classroom to spark curiosity for mathematics and the natural world. Campbell’s previous books—Mysterious Patterns: Finding Fractals in Nature, Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature, and Wolfsnail: A Backyard Predator—are favorites on nonfiction shelves.
Sarah Campbell is the director of programs and publications at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. She has more than two decades of experience working in communications, and is the author and photo-illustrator of three award-winning picture books for children. Her journalism degrees are from Northwestern University and she has a degree in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University, which she attended as Mississippi’s first woman Rhodes Scholar.
Campbell, Sarah, "Picturing Math" (2023). 2023 Children's Book Festival Prerecorded Sessions. 6.