University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Books to Inspire Young Readers and Writers


Books that engage young children can spark their imagination, inspire their creativity and motivate them as readers, writers and artists. Current picture books for reading aloud with young children will be shared.


Panelists
Prisca Martens

Prisca Martens taught kindergarten through third grade for 17 years and currently teaches literacy courses at Towson University. She has been exploring how writing and art in picturebooks push young children’s thinking, creativity, and language and literacy development....

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Ray Martens

Ray Martens was an art teacher in an elementary school in Litchfield Park, Arizona. Currently, he teaches at Towson University where he has been exploring how the writing and art in picturebooks push young children’s thinking and language and literacy development....

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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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