Heidi Hammond

Associate Professor/School Library Media Specialist Coordinator

651-690-6991

hkhammond@stkate.edu

Heidi Hammond has 23 years experience as a school librarian at the elementary, middle and high school levels. She holds a Minnesota teaching license in school library media, English, speech, and reading. She coordinates the school library media specialist portion of the MLIS program.

Heidi served on the 2011 Randolph Caldecott Award Committee (Association for Library Service to Children) that selected A Sick Day for Amos McGee. She was a member of the 2013 Margaret A. Edwards Award Committee (Young Adult Library Services Association) that selected Tamora Pierce. She was recently appointed to the YALSA 2016 Outstanding Nonfiction Award Committee. She also served on the editorial board of SLR (American Association of School Librarians).

  • Children's and young adult literature
  • Visual literacy
  • School libraries

Ph.D., Education-Curriculum and Instruction
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2009

Master of Arts, Secondary Education - Reading
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1978

Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education - English
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1974

St. Catherine University Travel Award. (2015).

APDC Curriculum Grant. (2015).

St. Catherine University Travel Award. (2014).

St. Catherine University Travel Award. (2013).

APDC Faculty Research & Scholarly Activities Grant. (2013).

St. Catherine University Travel Award. (2011).

Picture Books: Exploring the Interplay of Text and Illustrations (2015). (1200.00)

Understanding Art in Caldecott Award Books (2013).

Book

Hammond, H. & Nordstrom, G. (2014). Reading the Art in Caldecott Award Books: A Guide to the Illustrations, Lanham, MD, Rowman Littlefied

Journal Article

Hammond, H. (2012). "Graphic Novels and Multimodal Literacy: A High School Study with American Born Chinese." Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature. (50, 4, 22-32)

Hammond, H. (2012). "Survive and Thrive: Managing Multiple Libraries." Library Media Connection. (31, 3, 28-29)

Hammond, H. (2015). "Reading the Art in Caldecott Award Books: What Makes a Picture Book Distinguished?" ALA Annual Conference

Hammond, H. (2014). "Graphic Novels." Dakota County Library Staff Day

Hammond, H. & Nordstrom, G. (2014). "Caldecott Crash Course: Evaluation of the Art in Picture Books." Wisconsin Library Association Conference

Hammond, H., Hautman, P., Farrey-Latz, B. & Zats, L. (2014). "Publication: It's a Trip." Teen Lit Con

Hammond, H. (2013). "2013 Graphic Novel Book Talks." University of Minnesota Book Week

Hammond, H., Karee, A., Mesrobian, C., Losure, M. & Frederick, D. (2013). "Journey of a Young Adult Book: From Writer to Reader." Minnesota Educational Media Organization Fall Conference

Hammond, H. & Nordstrom, G. (2013). "Caldecott Presentation." Plum Creek Library System Camp Read-a-Lot

Hammond, H., Grealy, D. & Dismassis, N. (2013). "Library Education and Career Opportunities in Minnesota." Branch Out conference

Hammond, H. & Nordstrom, G. (2013). "Caldecott Crash Course: Hands-on Evaluation of the Art in Picture Books." Spotlight on Books

Hammond, H. (2012). "Reading and Books Workshop: Mock Caldecott Experience." Northwoods Children's Book Conference

Hammond, H. (2012). "The Art in Caldecott Award and Honor Books." St. Catherine University MLIS Program Faculty Research Hour

Hammond, H. (2012). "Going the Extra MILE: MLA Institute of Leadership Excellence." Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference

Hammond, H. & Nordstrom, G. (2012). "Caldecott Award Discussion." The 13th Annual Celebration of Minnesota Children's Authors and Illustrators

Hammond, H. (2012). "Graphic Novels." Educator Night-The Red Balloon Book Store

Hammond, H. & Nordstrom, G. (2012). "Caldecott Crash Course: Hands-on Evaluation of the Art in Picture Books." Hubbs Children's Literature Conference

Hammond, H., Santacroce, V. & Bermel, L. (2011). "The Fundamentals of Managing Multiple Libraries." American Association of School Librarians National Conference

Hammond, H., Kreuser, J. & Nordstrom, G. (2011). "40 in 60: Great Books for Kids and Teens." Minnesota Library Association

Hammond, H., Ross, S., Johnson, D. & Casey, S. (2011). "Tailoring the eFolio Experience to Meet Assessment Needs." eFolioMinnesota eLearning Summit