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)

Books that Move and Pop

Interactive books encourage young children to actively engage in a book-reading experience with the adults in their lives. These books use strategies, such as holes, pop-ups, flaps and tunes to invite talk and fun around a book, while also encouraging the development of early literacy.

Maria Acevedo

Maria V. Acevedo is an assistant professor in the early childhood program at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is interested in how young children develop understandings about local and global cultural communities through literature and play....

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Susan Corapi

Susan Corapi is an Assistant Professor at Trinity International University in Illinois. She has worked as a classroom teacher and youth services librarian in several countries, contributing to her interest in global literature to support intercultural understanding....

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Desiree Cueto

Desiree Cueto is a graduate of the University of Arizona in Tucson and is currently an Assistant Professor at Western Washington University where she teaches Children's Literature and Literacy courses....

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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