University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Yoo Kyung Sung

Yoo Kyung Sung teaches a range of courses on children's literature at the University of New Mexico. Children’s literature is the center of her local and global work collaborating with teachers in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Seoul, Korea.

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Scheduled events:
The Danger of Dragons: False Images in Asian Books
Dragons are often portrayed in children's books as a common symbol across many Asian cultures.This portrayal is a misunderstanding with some Asian cultures have strong connections to dragons, but others having different types of relationships. Comparisons of Chinese, Japanese and Korean cultures will be made through children's books and cultural information.

Education Room 310 (Seats 49, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Junko Sakoi, Yoo Kyung Sung
Moderator: Sally Rodgers

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
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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