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)

Teens for Social Justice

Join Alan Gratz and Marie Marquardt as they talk about "Refugee," "Ban this Book," "Flight Season" and "The Radius of Us," and answer questions about teens who are committed to working for social justice.

Alan Gratz

Alan Gratz is the New York Times best-selling author of a number of novels for young readers. His first novel, "Samurai Shortstop," was named one of the American Library Association’s 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults....

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Marie Marquardt

Marie Marquardt is the author of young adult novels, a college professor, and an immigration advocate. She is a Scholar-in-Residence at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. In addition to "Dream Things True" and "The Radius of Us," she has co-authored two non-fiction books and written many articles on immigration....

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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

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Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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