University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

All Around Us: Sembrando the Seeds of Tradition

In their vibrant tribute to the cyclical nature of earth, family and culture, author Xelena González and illustrator Adriana M. Garcia will read from their debut book, “All Around Us,” and explore the unifying elements of life, the environment and community.

Adriana Garcia

Adriana M. Garcia illustrationed the children’s book “All Around Us” by Xelena Gonzalez. She has been invited to present and speak of her work at national conferences such as National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies, the Roots and Remedies and el Mundo Zurdo....

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Xelena González

Xelena González is the author of "All Around Us" (Cinco Puntos Press, 2017), a picture book that deftly depicts her Mestiza culture and roots on the Westside of San Antonio. Before moving to China to serve as an international school librarian, Xelena conducted community outreach for the San Antonio Public Library, specializing in early literacy programs....

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All Around Us
Adriana Garcia, Xelena González
Children / Teens
Cinco Puntos Press
September 2017
ISBN 9781941026762
32 pages
$17.95, INSTORE
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Circles are all around us. We just have to look for them. Sometimes they exist in the most unusual places.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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