We share children's picture books that show immigration journeys from Mexico and Central America to the United States. We will examine how the text and illustrations depict immigrants and discuss the ways these books can be used in classrooms.
|Where:||Education Room 308 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
Jeanne G. Fain is a professor and lead faculty of Multilingual Learners at Lipscomb University. She is currently a member of the Notable in Children’s Books in Language Arts Committee. Her educational interests include a focus on early literacy and literacy in K-8 Classrooms, Critical Conversation around Global, Culturally Responsive and social justice texts in local school partnerships....
Janine M. Schall has been helping kids love books since she began teaching fifth graders 25 years ago. The majority of her work has focused on connecting marginalized readers with books in ways that will help them become stronger and more willing readers....