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)

Through Their Eyes: Biographies in Captivating Formats

Four authors share their innovative approaches to telling the stories of people who made a difference in the world. They also play with format producing books that are visually inviting as well as compelling stories of people whose life and work influenced the world.

Lita Judge

Lita Judge is the award-winning author and illustrator of 22 fiction and nonfiction books including "Mary’s Monster," a YA novel about Mary Shelley and the creation of Frankenstein. Her picture books include "Born in the Wild," "Red Sled," "Hoot and Peep" and "One Thousand Tracings," winner of the International Reading Association Award and an ALA Notable Book....

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S.D. Nelson

S. D. Nelson is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in the Dakotas. He is the author and illustrator of numerous children’s books including, "Black Elk’s Vision," "Red Cloud" and "Sitting Bull....

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Susan Goldman Rubin

Susan Goldman Rubin grew up in the Bronx and dreamed of becoming an artist. She illustrated her first three picture books but then turned to writing non-fiction, mainly about art and history, and is the author of more than 55 books for young people....

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Steve Sheinkin

Steve Sheinkin has written short stories, screenplays and worked on a comic called "The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey." In 2006, after literally hundreds of rejections, his first Rabbi Harvey graphic novel was finally published....

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