University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Yoo Kyung Sung

Friends of the Festival

Yoo Kyung Sung is an associate professor in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies at the University of New Mexico. She served a national children's book award in Notable Children's Book in Language Arts and currently is a committee member of Notable Books for Global Society, and board member of United States Board on Books for Young People.


Scheduled events:
Books to Explore Global Waves and New Voices in Tucson
Increasing numbers of refugee children and youth are present in Tucson classrooms. This session highlights books from the major cultures of recent refugee children as well as challenges the meaning of "home" for long-time and new Tucson residents.

Education Room 310 (Seats 49, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Junko Sakoi, Yoo Kyung Sung
Moderator: Angela Hixon

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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