University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Books to Explore Global Waves and New Voices in Tucson

Increasing numbers of refugee children and youth are present in Tucson classrooms. This session highlights books from the major cultures of recent refugee children as well as challenges the meaning of "home" for long-time and new Tucson residents.

Junko Sakoi

Junko Sakoi is currently the Coordinator of Proressional Development and Multicultural Integration for the Tucson Unified School District, and provides implementation support to the district's teachers....

Yoo Kyung Sung

Yoo Kyung Sung is an associate professor in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies at the University of New Mexico. She served a national children's book award in Notable Children's Book in Language Arts and currently is a committee member of Notable Books for Global Society, and board member of United States Board on Books for Young People....


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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Marshall Foundation

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