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

Friends of the Festival

S. Rebecca Leigh is an associate professor in the Department of Reading and Language Arts at Oakland University in Rochester, MI. Her research interests include multiple ways of knowing, writing, and teacher education. Her current research examines how access to art serves as a pathway to literacy learning and its impact on students as writers.


Scheduled events:
Notable Books for K-8 Readers
Join the panel of the Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts as they describe their process in selecting 30 titles that demonstrate uniqueness of language and style. Highlights of books from the 2018 award list will be shared along with annotated bibliographies.

Education Room 308 (Seats 48, 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: Cynthia Alaniz, Jane Bean-Folkes, Jeanne Fain, Rebecca Leigh, Jennifer Summerlin
Moderator: Jean Schroeder

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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