University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Cathy G. Johnson



David Goff

Cathy G. Johnson is a cartoonist and educator in Providence, Rhode Island. "The Breakaways" is her third graphic novel, after "Gorgeous" and "Jeremiah." Cathy has also published shorter comics work with publishers such as Silver Sprocket and Youth in Decline. In addition to creating artwork, Cathy works as an educator in the New England area, serving many local communities within schools and community centers.

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Scheduled events:
Monster Mash-Up: A Drawing Game for Ages 7+
Participate in a monster drawing game as we brainstorm the features for our monster and each draw our own versions.

Education Room 349 (Seats 46, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Cathy G. Johnson
Moderator: Ana Fierro
Tips for Creating a Graphic Novel
Three creators of graphic novels will share their tips for writing and illustrating a graphic novel for children and adolescents.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Cathy G. Johnson, G. Neri, Zeke Pena
Moderator: Seemi Aziz
Surviving Middle School: The Daily Ups and Downs
Middle school is, at best, a challenge and, at worst, a torture as relationships develop and fall apart on a daily basis. These books portray the ups and downs of middle school life as characters struggle to survive and thrive.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Cathy G. Johnson, Stacy McAnulty, Margaret Mincks, Booki Vivat
Moderator: Holly Johnson

Book:
The Breakaways
Children / Teens
First Second
March 2019
ISBN 9781626723573
224 pages
$12.99, INSTORE
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Faith, an introverted fifth grader with a vivid imagination, starts middle school worrying about how she will fit in. 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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