University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Sara Fujimura


Sara Fujimura is a young adult author, creative writing teacher and literacy advocate. Sara has been fascinated by the Spanish Flu since her college epidemiology class days. After writing magazine articles about the 1918 pandemic, she incubated a germ of a story idea for "BREATHE" for over a decade before brining it to life. Sara is also the author of the award-winning YA book, "TANABATA WISH," which is set in Japan.

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Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Young Adults
Indie Author Pavilion - Young Adult Books (Seats 4)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Authors: Sara Fujimura, Pamela Israel, DaVaun Sanders, Reno Ursal

Books:
Breathe
Children / Teens
Tanabata Wishes Enterprises, LLC
July 2018
ISBN 9780692125908
320 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

After being pressed into service as a nurse, seventeen-year-old Virginia discovers her innate talent, begins a clandestine romance with her father's Italian assistant, and learns what it truly means to be a modern woman during the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918.

Tanabata Wish
Children / Teens
Tanabata Wishes Enterprises, LLC
April 2017
ISBN 9780692845783
328 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

"A delightful debut! Tanabata Wish is the perfect summer read for anyone who longs for life-altering adventure and swoon-worthy romance. More/less

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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