University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Looking for Diverse Children's Books?

Author/illustrator Anne Sibley O'Brien will share two projects she co-founded. I'm Your Neighbor Books is a searchable database of children's literature--picture book through YA--featuring contemporary immigrant experiences, with activities. The Diverse BookFinder is a circulating collection and searchable database of picture books featuring Indigenous people and people of color, with tools for examining representation and balancing collections. For librarians, teachers, parents, writers, illustrators, publishers and booksellers.

Anne Sibley O'Brien

Anne Sibley O’Brien was raised bilingual and bicultural in South Korea and now lives in Maine. Titles she wrote and illustrated include "In the Shadow of the Sun," "I'm New Here," a Kirkus best book of 2015, "The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea"and "A Path of Stars....

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Arizona Daily Star
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Tucson Medical Center

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