Literacy Jamboree 'Lit Jam'

Lit Jam '18 Resources:
"Lit Jam" Addresses 
California State Standards
  • Students have the opportunity to learn from local and nationally-known people who use and value literacy.
  • Student work is submitted for judging to provide an opportunity for recognition and feedback from outside judges.
  • All entries must be theme-based.
  • Students may only enter one category.
Entry Categories:
Digital Photography*
 * A descriptive paragraph is required.
** Artwork is not permitted as part of written entries.
What Will Students Do at “Lit Jam”? 
  • Spend the afternoon (1:00 – 7:00 p.m.) with students, grades 3-8, who share an interest in writing, illustration, and literature.
  • Experience live presentations by visiting authors, illustrators, and storytellers.
  • Actively participate in one, small-group workshop.
  • Enjoy a lively awards ceremony.
  • Purchase books and obtain autographs from visiting guests.


Click on the presenters name for more information about them.

 Barbara Jean Hicks Joe Cepeda                 David Michael Slater    

Photos from 2017

Box Tales Theater Co.

Margo Sorenson, Author

Patricia Newman, Author

Steve Gray, Illustrator

J & J Performing Arts

Theme for 2017
Lit Jam 2017
Diamond View School