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2017 SLAM Showcase

The Student Literacy and Media (SLAM) Showcase is a district K-12 event celebrating reading! Students at participating schools read books from their grade level Florida award nominated lists (Florida Reading Association, Sunshine State Young Readers and Florida Teens Read), then create Videos, 2D Artwork or other 2D creative expressions connected to the book (or books) they read. Schools celebrate and showcase all of their students’ works at a school site event and select 1 piece from each category to be showcased at the district event in March. The district SLAM Showcase, held at the Tampa Convention Center, features a film & art festival of student works, as well as author presentations & signings.

2017-18 Featured Authors

K-2 Author Photo: Henry Cole


Book Cover: Ferocious Fluffity
3-5 Author Photo: Sharon Robinson

Sharon Robinson

Book Cover: The Hero Two Doors Down
6-8 Author Photo: Christina Diaz Gonzalez

Christina Diaz Gonzalez

Book Cover: Moving Target
6-8 Author Photo: James Ponti


Book Cover: Framed!
9-12 Author Photo: Sarvenaz Tash


Book Cover: The Geek's Guide to Unrequited Love

Student Literacy and Media (SLAM) Showcase
The Student Literacy and Media (SLAM) Showcase is a celebration of reading and literacy through students’ artistic and digital expressions in response to quality literature from state reading award lists. Watch our video to learn more!

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